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February 1, 2008

Aloo Chole


1. Uncooked channa - 1 cup
2. Potatoes - 1 medium size
3. Oil - 3 tbsp
4. Onions - chopped 2 cups
5. Tomatoes - 3 medium size
6. Ginger
7. Garlic - 3 cloves
8. Cashews - 1 tbsp
9. Coriander powder - 1 tsp
10.Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
11. Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
12. Channa masala - 1 and a half tsp
13. Kitchen king masala - 1 tsp
14. Salt
15. Chopped coriander leaves
16. Lime - 1

1. Soak channa for 5-6 hours and pressure cook till done.
2. boil potatoes and mash it.
3. Heat oil in a pan, fry onions until golden brown.
4. Grind tomatoes, garlic, ginger, cashews.
5. Add the ground puree to the onions.
6. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, chilli powder, kitchen king masala, channa masala.
7. Let the mixture boil on low flame until oil floats on top. (approximately takes half an hour to 45 minutes)
8. Add mashed potatoes and cooked channa.
9. Boil for 5 more minutes.
10. Garnish with coriander leaves and raw onions.
11. Squeeze lime if needed.

You can serve aloo chole with nans, roti or even toasted burger buns or bread.


  1. I have always loved chole masala... Thanks for the recipe... Nice pictures too!

  2. Mahima,

    I made this today!! It was very good.. now I don't know whether to attribute it to your recipe or my budding cooking skills :)


  3. Hi,

    I am new to your blog and visited it for the first time a week ago.. Your recipes are so tempting that I came back to check them out again. Can't wait to try these mouthwatering recipes soon.. I love your blog..Thanks for sharing..


  4. Excellent and simple receipes. Pl keep adding to them for they are really enjoyable to make and excellent to taste. I also like the Indian names used for the ingredients used.

    Vijay Ramesh


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