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Aloo Chole

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Aloo Chole (Potato and Chickpea Curry) is a delicious vegetarian dish that originated in Punjab, a northern state in India. Versions of this dish are popular at Indian restaurants around the world. Aloo Chole is typically eaten with Indian bread such as naan or roti. For more recipes, check out my website at www.deliciousindian.com
Ingredients
  Potatoes 4 Small
  Vegetable oil/Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, diced
  Chickpeas 15 1⁄2 Ounce (Do Not Drain)
  Tomato ketchup 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnishing)
  Green chilli 1 Medium
  Green chili 1 Medium
  Onion 1 Small, chopped into chunks
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Peeled grated ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Boil the potatoes in a large pot filled with enough water to cover the potatoes. Cook until tender, then peel and chop the potatoes.
2. Combine all the ingredients for the masala paste in a blender and grind to a fine paste. Set aside.
3. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the diced onion and saute until lightly browned, about 5-6 minutes. Add the masala paste and mix to combine. Saute for a few more minutes to cook the paste.
4. Add chickpeas (with liquid), ketchup, and salt. Mix and bring to a simmer.
5. Add water and keep at a simmer until chickpeas are tender, about 5 minutes.
6. Add peeled and chopped potatoes and garam masala. Mix gently and simmer for a few more minutes until sauce thickens slightly, about 5 minutes.
7. Add cilantro and mix to combine.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Potato and Chick Pea Curry

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Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Absolutely delicious Indian recipe. This recipe is simple and easy to cook. With poori and parantha it gives great taste. Thanks for sharing this nice recipe.