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Chole Curry



Chole Curry is a popular Indian dish made with chickpeas, tomatoes, onions, and spices. It is usually served with naan, roti, or rice. The dish is also referred to as chole, chana masala or chana curry. Chickpeas are soaked overnight and then boiled. They are then cooked in an onion tomato based gravy and simmered till thick. Chole Curry is a popular dish in North India and is often served with pooris (fried puffed Indian bread) at special occasions and festivals.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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chickpeas (soaked overnight)

2 cups

large onion, chopped


cloves garlic, minced


inch ginger, minced


tomatoes, chopped


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon

kasuri methi

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.

Step 3:

Add chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

Step 4:

Add garlic and ginger and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add chopped tomatoes and cook until soft.

Step 6:

Add all the spices and mix well.

Step 7:

Add soaked chickpeas and mix everything together.

Step 8:

Add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.

Step 9:

Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the chickpeas are cooked through.

Step 10:

Add salt to taste and mix.

Step 11:

Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 10563 users have chowed down on Chole Curry a whopping 25066 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Hyderabad, Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Chole Curry like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Chole Curry, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Chole Curry is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of 35-40 BMI also on board.

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