Delicious Chola Recipe

Check out the recipe of Chhola. Chhola is a popular Indian fast food. Weekend Family breakfast is not complete without one person having these spicy and delicious Chhole.


These are usually had with Bhatura which doubles its taste. There is a bit if the difference in the preparation in different regions but mostly they are the same.  The recipe I’ve mentioned is, mostly used in North India.

Check out the step by step recipe mentioned below to prepare yourself a delicious breakfast.

You can also check out the video to the proper understanding. I hope you like it.

Preparation Time: 40 Minutes

Serves: 4

Difficulty: Medium

Features: Spicy

Cuisine: Indian


  • 1 cup Kabuli Chana (Garbenjo beans)
  • 3 cup Water
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 2 Onion
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 inch piece Cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 Green chili
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves

Watch the Video


Clean wash and soak the chana overnight. In a pressure cooker, add chana, water and 1 teaspoon salt. Pressure cook it on a high heat for one whistle, then keep the heat low and cook for another 10 minutes. Switch off the heat and keep it aside. In a wok, add 2 tbsp oil and heat it.

Add onion and saute it.

Add bay leaf and cinnamon stick.

Add chopped ginger and garlic, fry the onions till it is light golden in color.

Add tomato puree and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Add turmeric, coriander, garam masala and red chili powder, mix it well and cook for another 1-2 minutes on a medium to low flame.

Add Chopped tomato, salt and slit green chili and cook for 2-3 minutes on a medium flame till the tomatoes are mushy.

Add Cooked Chola in the wok.

Mix it well.

Cook it covered on a medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Switch off the flame.


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