August 19, 2018

Aloo Chole

  1. What you need :
  2. 1 Red onion chopped fine 
  3. 1 Potato chopped cub size 
  4. 1 cup boiled Chickpeas aka Garbanzo beans (Chana) 
  5. I used the canned one drain the water and rinse thoroughly 
  6. 1 medium Tomato chopped
  7. 1 tablespoon Ginger garlic paste
  8. 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  9. 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  10. 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  11. 1 tsp Chole garam masala ( I used Sanjeev Kapoor's brand )
  12. Salt to taste 
  13. Water as needed 
  14. Juice of one lemon for garnish 
  15. Cilantro leaves chopped
  16. EVOO - 2 tablespoonfull
  1. Heat oil in medium deep sized pan add the cumin seeds then add diced onion and cook until translucent.
  2. Once the onion begins to sauté , add the ginger garlic paste and fry for a few seconds.
  3. Once the above mixture is sautéed well add the potatoes.
  4. Stir fry the potatoes for about two minutes and then add the remaining spices (red chili, chole garam masala , and salt). Cook the spices until aromatic and then add the water.
  5. Stir in the tomato and cook until the water and tomato juices begin to dry.
  6. Add the chickpeas and stir to incorporate the spices to the chickpeas. 
  7. Simmer for 5 to 8 minutes on medium heat.
  8. Once the potatoes have cooked (should be easily pierced with a fork), squeeze the lemon juice and give everything one big stir.
  9. Garnish with Cilantro leaves and Njoy !

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