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Kadai Chole



Kadai Chole is a North Indian dish made with chickpeas, tomatoes, onions, and spices. It is usually served with naan, roti, or paratha. The dish is made by sautéing onions, tomatoes, and spices in a kadai (a type of Indian wok) and then adding cooked chickpeas. The dish is then simmered until the flavors have blended together. The dish is usually garnished with fresh cilantro and served hot.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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chickpeas (kabuli chana)

2 cups

large onions, finely chopped


large tomatoes, finely chopped


ginger-garlic paste

2 tablespoons

coriander powder

2 tablespoons

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



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 the chopped onions. Fry till they turn golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute.

Step 5:

Add the chopped tomatoes and fry till they turn soft.

Step 6:

Add the coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and garam masala. Fry for a minute.

Step 7:

Add the cooked chickpeas and mix well.

Step 8:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 9:

Cook for 5-7 minutes on low flame.

Step 10:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves 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! 41175 users have chowed down on Kadai Chole a whopping 73609 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Kadai Chole is the food of choice for 19-23 male, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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