Chole "Bill And Jim" [Chick Peas] Recipe

Step 1

If you are using the potatoes, start boiling them in a saucepan. Let them boil for at least 15 minutes. After they are done, turn off the heat and let them stand in the water.

Step 2

While the potatoes are cooking, heat the oil in a wide skillet till it is very hot. Add the mustard seeds and wait till they start popping. Add bayleaves, cardamom and cloves.

Step 3

Mix around for a while and then add onions. Wait till onion start to turn golden before adding the rest of the spices (except for the Garam Masala).

Step 4

Add chick-peas with all the liquid. Cut up the potatoes into bite sized pieces and add to the skillet. Add Garam Masala.

Step 5

Continue stirring the chick-peas under medium heat for 5-7 minutes without covering.

Step 6

Check tenderness of potatoes. If they are still too hard, add another 1/4 cup of water and cook for another couple of minutes.

Step 7

Salt to taste and serve.

Recipe By : Somesh Rao

Things You'll Need

  • 1cn Chick peas or also
  • -known as garbanzo beans
  • 1lg Onion chopped finely
  • 2md Potatoes
  • 1ts Mustard seeds
  • 2 Or 3 pods Cardamom
  • 1ts Coriander
  • 1ts Cumin seeds
  • 1tb Garam Masala Vegetable Oil

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