Amritsari Cholay

Recipe Contributed by Made Easy Community Member : Rafia Rizwan

Meal type: lunch
  • 10-20 min
  • 30-60 min
  • 6
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  • 2 cups Kabuli chana (small size)
  • 6 cups Water
  • To taste National Salt
  • 1½ tsp Baking Soda
  • National Chicken Tikka Masala 4tbsp
  • ½ cup Oil
  • 2tsp Garlic chopped
  • 1tsp Ginger chopped
  • 2  green chili Slit
  • ½ cup Onion chopped
  • ½ tsp National Turmeric
  • 1tbsp National Coriander powder
  • 1tbsp National Chat Masala
  • 1 cup Tomatoes (freshly pureed)
  • 2tbsp National Crushed Pickle


  • Soak the chole overnight. Drain water and add fresh water (6cups) and place them in a cooker.
  • Give 6-7 whistle on medium flame. Once done remove from heat and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in an iron kadai, add onion and golden them. Add ginger, garlic and chilies.
  • Add turmeric, chili powder and coriander powder.
  • Now add National tikka masala and cook it. Once the masala leaves oil add in the boiled chole.
  • Cook them without much water till they leaves the oil.
  • Add National crushed pickle tomato puree & water. Now let it boil and thicken up the chickpea stew.
  • Serve with pav or bhature.