27 Reviews

So good! The blend of spices is fantastic! We loved the addition of the lemon at the end, added a nice extra pop of flavor. Thanks for sharing! ZWT8

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Starrynews August 14, 2012

This was excellent. I used it as a main dish over basmati rice and served it with tortilla and a veggi. It was a great meal. I added a can of tomatoes rather than the tasteless variety here at this time of year. Would make a good side dish for a meat dinner as well I think. Thanks Rita

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Tebo March 31, 2007

Excellent mixture for curry, though I added about 1/2 teaspoon more of all the spices, especially ginger. The times and order of spice addition are all spot on, though, and the tomato sauce is how I like my Chole! One note: this could use with a sweet-sour kick -- perhaps add a tbs or two of lime juice?

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BrotherAdso August 19, 2006

Another good one, Rita! Made this tonight along with Aloo Gobo #1738 and jasmine rice. I did tweaked it some..Added cumin seeds and 1/2 tsp anchur powder. I also cooked the seasonings for a minute or so in hot oil before adding onion, and ginger. Left out the garlic. Also used dried cooked chickpeas. This was enjoyed by my Indian student as well as myself. Will be aking this again...soon!

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Happy Harry #2 June 26, 2005

Wow.....Love this recipe. Easy to make and so, so good! I followed the recipe exactly except for the ginger. Didn't have fresh so used 1/2 tea of ground and it still turned out fantastic. This will be a regular on our table, for sure. Oh, BTW....I used freshly cooked garbanzo beans. I just added 2 cups of cooked beans instead of the 16 oz canned beans. Thank you for sharing this one Rita!

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yedenmatka July 07, 2015

Very tasty. Mine didn't turn out very spicy but the flavor was great. I even made a sandwich out of leftovers. Will be making again.

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Catlady13 May 20, 2010

My first Indian dish I've made and it was very easy. I used saffron because I didn't have turmeric. Tastes good, but I've had better in Indian restaurants. Mine didn't look as saucey as the picture and was a bit more dry. Perhaps I'll add more tomatoes next time.

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vusandra May 29, 2008

This recipe was awesome. I didn't have garam masala (or just couldn't find it in my pantry) so I used curry powder instead. I think I won't be spending so much money on those shelf-stable tasty bite indian meals any longer. Thank you!

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ucbears May 11, 2008
Garbanzo Beans (Chole)