Healthier Version of Chole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 82.2
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.2 mg
  • Sodium: 511.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Substitute canola/sunflower oil with olive oil and just use a teaspoon. Do not add potatoes Substitute canola/sunflower oil with olive oil and just use a teaspoon. Do not add potatoes
Number of Servings: 6


    1) Onion - 1 large, chopped
    2) Tomato - 1 large, chopped
    3) Green chilles - 2, slit
    4) Olive oil - 1 tsp
    5) Salt - to taste
    6) Garam Masala - 1 tsp
    7) Cumin powder - 1 tsp
    8) Dhania (coriander) powder - 1 tsp
    9) Tumeric - 1 tsp
    10) Ginger - 1" piece - shredded
    11) Garlic - 2 cloves, peeled and mashed
    12) Chickpeas - 1 cup, soaked overnight
    13) Cilantro leaves - 2 sprigs


1) Soak 1 cup of chickpeas overnight.
2) Pressure cook the chickpeas in some water and keep aside.
3) In a pressure pan, add 1 tsp of oil, add the ginger and garlic and saute. Add the slit green chillies.
4) Add the onions and salt and saute till the onions turn a light brown
5) Add the tomatoes, tumeric, cumin and coriander powder and saute till the tomatoes are soft. Add about 1/2 cup of water and let it boil.
6) Take about 2 tsp of chickpeas that were cooked and crush them separately and add to the water.
7) Add the chickpeas, garam masala and cilantro leaves and simmer for around 10 minutes with the lid of the pressure pan closed.
This makes around 6 1/2 cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TOLOOSE40.

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