Thursday, August 4, 2011

Aloo Chole / Potato Chckpeas Curry


        This is one of my fav combo curry and i love to have them with hot poori/rotis.There are so many recipes and styles in making aloo chole ..this is my version so simple n quick recipe.Equally tasted like restaurant style aloo chole masala.Try this!!!

Ingredients
  1. Channa/Chick peas/Garbanzo beans   1 cup(cooked)
  2. Aloo/Potato    2 no.(boiled)
  3. Onion   1 large (finely chopped)
  4. Tomato   2 medium(finely chopped)
  5. Ginger garlic paste   1 tsp
  6. Chilli powder   1 and 1/2 tsp(adjust to your taste)
  7. coriander powder   2 tsp
  8. cumin powder  1 tsp
  9. water  2tbsp to fry the masala(chilli,coriander,cumin)
  10. Yoghurt/Curd    1 tbsp
  11. Garam masala powder    1 tsp
  12. Cilantro    2-3 tbsp(finely chopped)
  13. Salt   to taste
To temper
  1. oil    1-2 tbsp
  2. Cumin seeds   1/2 tsp
  3. clove  2 no.s
  4. cinnamon  1/2" stick
  5. Cardamom   1 no.
Method
  • Cook soaked channa/chick peas till tender but not mushy n keep aside.
  • Boil potato and cut them in to wedges and keep aside.
  • Heat a tsp of oil and fry the boiled potato wedges till light brown n crisp.,then drain them in paper towel n keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai,add the tempering ingredients one by one and wait till splutter then add finely chopped onions and fry nicely till turns pink.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell leaves.
  • after that add,chilli,coriander n cumin powder and stir well,add 2 tbsp water and stir fry the masala in low heat for 1 -2 minutes.
  • Then add finely chopped tomatoes and saute till turns soft n mushy and add curd and stir well and fry for another 1 minute.
  • Now add cooked channa/chickpeas and mix well and stir fry for few minutes and add enough water n salt,mix everything well.
  • Then add fried potato wedges and mix gently ,bring the gravy to boil.
  • Once it starts boiling add garam masala powder and finely chopped cilantro mix well and cook till gravy thickens and oil show on top.
  • Thats it super yummy n delicious Aloo Chole is ready.Serve with any Indian breads.

Note:
Along with chole i used some black eyed peas to this curry.
If you want lastly you can also add 2-3 tbsp heavy cream to make the curry even more rich n tastee.
In the same way can also make simple chole masala,gobi peas masala,aloo peas curry or any thing to your choice.

I am so glad to link this recipe to the following events,
Iftar nights @ Jabeen's Corner by Mehjabeen.
Let's Cook series #6 ~ Sabzis for Rotis by Radhika of Tickling Palates

Friday Potluck by Vatsala of Show and Tell

24 comments:

  1. flavourful delicious potato looks wonderful

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  2. Aloo chole looks wonderfully prepared.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. Delicious and flavor packed recipe...

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  4. Nice combo.. Absolutely delicious..

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  5. Delicious. Looks perfect. Whenever I prepare the recipe with yogurt I miss the texture of recipe somehow. but you did it.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  6. COMO OF POTATO AND CHOLEY IS GR8 CYRRY IS TEMPTING

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  7. Wonderful side dish for Nan Parathas..!!

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  8. I love adding potatoes and that is a new thing for me to frying the wedges :)

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  9. Nice combo. You can upload the recipe now. I opened the linky for Indian time...thats why its in Thursday for us.

    Invitation for a Potluck
    Event - LGSS_Potato

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  10. that look fingerlicking good...

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  11. Loved the idea of adding potatoes to chole.Looks so yummy.

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  12. Nice combo. Yummy chapathi side dish

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  13. nice...looks yumm yumm! great combination!

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  14. Loved your quick version of chole

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  15. delicious chole..I too always add a boiled potato to my chole

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  16. Spicy & yummy curry!!! Nice & invitng color too :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  17. potato looks very yummy with the masla

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  18. Potato and chickpeas is such a hearty combo for roti!

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  19. This looks fantastic ~ I would love to have some with hot bhaturas :D
    Us Masala

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  20. interesting combo dear, have never tried this, looks super-delicious..

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  21. Looks Wonderful.. Perfect masala..

    Thanks For Linking it with Iftar Nights..

    Jabeen's Corner

    Ongoing Event-Iftar nights

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