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Chole ki Sabzi



Chole ki Sabji is a popular North Indian dish made with chickpeas cooked in a spicy tomato-based gravy. It is usually served with roti, naan, or rice. The dish is flavored with a variety of spices, including cumin, coriander, garam masala, and turmeric. It is often garnished with fresh cilantro. Adding chole to your meals is an excellent way to increase fiber and protein intake.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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chickpeas (kabuli chana)

2 cups

medium onions, finely chopped


tomatoes, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


cumin seeds (jeera)

1 teaspoon

coriander powder (dhania powder)

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Soak the chickpeas overnight in enough water.

Step 2:

Drain the water and pressure cook the chickpeas with enough water and salt for 3-4 whistles.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 4:

When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add the chopped onions and fry till they turn golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the chopped tomatoes and fry for a few minutes.

Step 6:

Add the coriander powder, garam masala, red chilli powder and salt and fry for a few minutes.

Step 7:

Add the cooked chickpeas and mix well.

Step 8:

Add 1/2 cup of water and cook for 10-15 minutes.

Step 9:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with chapatis or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 11995 users have chowed down on Chole ki Sabzi a whopping 17535 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Delhi, Lucknow, Indore, Chandigarh, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Chole ki Sabzi like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Chole ki Sabzi, 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 ki Sabzi is the food of choice for 19-23 female, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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