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Aloo Tikki Chole Recipe

Aloo Tikki Chole Ingredients:

Aloo Tikki Chole Recipe
Aloo Tikki Chole Recipe
  • 250 gms chhole (soaked overnight & boiled)
  • 2 onions
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp chhole masala
  • salt to taste.
  • 3 potatoes (boiled)
  • 3green chillies
  • oil for cooking
  • 2 cups curd (beaten & sweetened),
  • Tamarind chutney,
  • 1 small onion,
  • coriander leaves & sev

How to make Aloo Tikki Chole:

  • Take a pan put oil in it & add cumin seeds.Add onions & fry till golden brown.Now add gram flour & roast till it starts smelling. lower the flame of gas.
  • Now add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chole masala & salt to taste. Add tomato(chopped finely) & water & cook till it forms gravy.
  • For aloo tikki, take boiled potatoes & mash it. Add salt, green chillies(chopped finely) & coriander & mix it well (add plain flour if needed).
  • Make small tikkies of it. Take a non stick pan, put some oil & roast the tikkies from both sides till golden brown.
  • For serving. take a plate, put tikkies & put chhole over it.
  • Then put curd, tamarind chutney on it. Sprinkle red chilli powder,salt on it. Garnish with onion & Coriander leaves & sev.

Punjabi Chole Curry Recipe

Punjabi Chole Curry Ingredients:

Punjabi Chole Curry Recipe
Punjabi Chole Curry Recipe
  • Kabuli Chana or Chole [Garbanzo beans]dry – 1.5 cup
  • Tea bags – 2
  • Whole garam masala – 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
  • Chana Masala -1.5 tbsp
  • Onion -3/4 (pureed or finely chopped)
  • Tomato puree -1 cups
  • Ginger paste – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Green chili -1 tsp (finely chopped) [Optional]
  • olive oil – 2 tbspn
  • Salt as per taste

How to make Punjabi Chole Curry:

  • Wash dry Kabuli Chana or Chole a couple of times and soak them overnight in water.
  • Add soaked chole, turmeric powder, salt and 4 cups of water and tea bags in the pressure cooker. Pressure cook it for 30 minutes on medium heat.
  • For gravy, heat olive oil in a pan. Add whole garam masala. Let it crackle. Then add pureed onions and sauté it, till turns light golden. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and chopped green chilies (optional). Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree, red chili powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder in the gravy and let it simmer for 5-6 minutes on medium-low heat.
  • Discard the tea bags from the boiled chole. Add the gravy to the boiled chole and add a cup of water and simmer it on low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Finally, add chana masala and let it simmer for 2 more minutes.
  • Garnish the Punjabi chole with freshly chopped cilantro and serve with halved lemons.
  • Enjoy with fresh naan, paratha or steamed basmati rice.

Punjabi Cholay Recipe


  • 250 gm  Kabuli Chana (Chick Pea)
  • 2 Onions Chopped
  • 2 tomatoes,finely chopped
  • 2 teabags
  • 1 bay leaves
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 black cardamoms
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Cumin seed powder
  • 1 tsp red Chilly powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp anardana powder (Pomegranate powder)
  • 1 tsp amchur powder( Mango powder)
  • 2 tbsp Choley Masala
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped


  • Soak kabuli chana in the water a night before preparation.
  • In a presure cooker place the kabuli chana, tea bags, cinnamon stick, cloves and black cardamom, bay leaves, cook the chana untill they are properly boiled.
  • when the chanas are cooked remove the teabags.
  • Keep the Chanas and water in which chanas are boiled aside.
  • Meanwhile take a pan, heat the oil add green chillies+cumin seeds.
  • When the seeds starts spluttering add chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste, saute onions till they turn brown in colour.
  • Further add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilly powder and coriander,cumin seed powder.
  • Cook till all the masalas are properly cooked and the oil leaves out of it.
  • Add anardana powder and amchur powder and mix well.
  • Now add the boiled kabuli chana along with the water and the whole spices add salt according to taste.
  • Cook choley on a medium flame for few minutes in order to get the gravy mixed with spices add choley masala.
  • Can use lemon juice for taste along with sprinkling chopped onion and tomatoes.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Punjabi Cholay is ready to serve.
  • Serve with Pathoras.
Punjabi Cholay Recipe
Punjabi Cholay Recipe