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Punjabi chole



Punjabi chole is a popular North Indian dish made with chickpeas, spices, and a variety of other ingredients. It is usually served with bhatura, a deep-fried Indian bread. The dish is often served as a side dish or as a main course.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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chickpeas (kabuli chana)

2 cups

medium-sized onions, finely chopped


medium-sized tomatoes, finely chopped


ginger-garlic paste

2 tablespoons

coriander powder

2 tablespoons

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala powder

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 powder. 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! 9449 users have chowed down on Punjabi chole a whopping 12477 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Punjabi chole, our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Punjabi chole is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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