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Chole Kasoori Methi

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Chole Kasoori Methi Recipe, Masala Powder Sabji, How To Make Chole Kasoori Methi Recipe

Another variation to the ever popular chole is to try it out with kasoori methi to finish off. This is a rustic chole preparation goes well with poori bhatura etc. A very ancient dish made with soaked chole and freshly grounded spices.

About Recipe

Masala Powder koora, Masala Powder Kuzhambu, Masala Powder torkari


(29 ratings)
38 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
35 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Kabuli Chana
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : February 12, 2019

Ingredients used in CHOLE KASOORI METHI
• Cashew nuts - 50 grams.
• Water melon seeds - 2 tablespoons.
• Red chilly paste - 2 tablespoons.
• Cumin seeds - 1 tablespoon.
• Cloves - 10 numbers.
• Cinnamon - 3 sticks.
• Coriander seeds - 2 tablespoons.
• Kasoori methi - 1/4 cup.
• Salt - to taste.
• Hing - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Chole - 250 grams.
• Tomato puree - 1 cup.
• Garam masala - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Amchur - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Ghee - 1 tea spoon.
  • Make a masala coriander seeds, cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds, cloves, add all of them grind well to make a coarse paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds, hing, add red chilly paste (soaked in the water and make a paste) turmeric powder, cook it for some time.
  • Add the paste of watermelon, cashew nuts(soaked in a water and paste them) cook for some time and add water, masala, cook it for 3 minutes.
  • Add amchur powder, garam masala powder, salt, tomato puree and add water, chole (soaked overnight and boiled) add kasoori methi, cook it on a slow flame and then add ghee.

Serve this hot with puri, naan, roti, and chapatti.

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Killing4BFlowers Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

What up

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hirubhaiambani Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

Dear VahChef… Can you please tell me the proportions of the spices in the coriander masala mixture and the proportion of watermelon seeds and cashew in the third paste. Thanks!

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chainteef Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

Peace chef can you please help translate all ingredients in english & why you put in e watermelon seed thank you & love all your recipes shared may God bless you Ameen

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farisjc1 Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

chef could you please do a recipe for Lahori chikkar chole (no onion, no tomato)...thanks so much!

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SubSalac Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

Occasionally, vahchef posts a real blockbuster dish. I think he himself knows, this is one of those insanely awesome dishes. How many billions will die never tasting anything like this dish?

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Jason Gurtz-Cayla Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

How about the fresh methi leaves, maybe need to double the amount? Or not a good idea in this dish?

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Andoy Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

Vahchef's vegetarian recipes are the best!

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Sanjay Singh Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

fresh and dried have quiet different flavours.

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faraz adil Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013


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Renuka S Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

Very nice recipe chef...great efforts...

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Luschine Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

You can find translations of all spices and other ingredients on the internet. See, i'm living in Germany? and i learned all that also (i even had to translate the english names to the german language). It''s not such a miracle to know al

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boundless Posted on Thu Apr 25 2013

I am definitely going to try this gravy...but with paneer!! :)

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