Kabuli Chana Recipe | Spicy Chola

Spicy Chola/Kabuli chana/Garbanzo beans also known as chickpea dish prepared with all spices. It is simple, delicious and easy to cook. Learn how to make Chana masala at home.

People who love their meals to be spicy are going to love this Spicy Chola Recipe. It goes well with Roti as well as Puri. Learn how to make Chana masala at home.

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients Quantity
Kabuli Chana 2 cup
Onion 2
Bay leaf 2
Cinnamon stick 1/2 inch stick
Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
Cardamom brown 1
Cardamom green 2
Pepper 1/4 teaspoon
Ginger 1/2 inch piece
Garlic 6 cloves
Nutmeg a small pinch
Red chili powder 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Tomato 2


1. Grind onion, ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, cardamom brown, cardamom green, pepper and nutmeg to make a fine paste as shown below in the picture.

2. Heat the oil in a pan, fry onion and bay leaf till onions are light golden brown. Then add chopped tomato and salt. Cook till tomato is mushy.

3. Now add grind paste, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder and 1 cup water. Cook spices on medium heat till oil shows separately.

4. Soak Kabuli chana overnight. Boil Kabuli chana along with salt in pressure cooker. Now add boiled chana in spices and mix well. Cook on slow heat for 2 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Puri or Batura.

5. Enjoy!

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