Aloo Choliya (Potato Green Chickpea Curry )

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 3 - medium sized potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 250 g - horse gram (choliya or hara channa)
  • 2 - onions
  • 6 cloves - garlic
  • 1 - ginger, small piece
  • 3 - tomatoes
  • 4 - green chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida
  • 2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • Spices:
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 tsp - garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup - chopped coriander leaves
  • Water as needed

How to Make Aloo Choliya (Potato Green Chickpea Curry )

  • Wash, peel and roughly chop onions, garlic, ginger tomatoes and chillies.
  • Heat oil in a pan or pressure cooker add garlic, ginger and onions.
  • Saute till golden in colour.
  • Keep the remaining oil in the cooker.
  • Aloo Choliya:
  • Take chopped tomatoes and chillies in food processor, drain out the fried onions mixture, add over the tomatoes in the food processor. Grind to form a smooth and fine paste. Keep aside.
  • To the remaining oil, add asafoetida and cumin seeds. Saute and add potatoes, stir for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add all spices and salt, mix well.
  • Add the paste made above, saute till oil comes out from edges.
  • Add horse gram, give a nice stir and add 1 litre of water. Close the lid and cook for 3 whistles.
  • Open the lid, cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat, add chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with chapattis.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana

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