Indian Khatte Chole (Hot and Sour Chickpeas)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by maclorna

Delicious Indian flavoured chickpea stew. Serve with Nan Bread or Chapati and yogurt.

Top Review by J and J Balyta

Very tasty, we didn't have any cilantro which I think would be a great compliment to the dish. We would make this again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil, keep about 2 tbsp of the onion aside and fry the rest over medium heat for about 4-5 minutes, until tinged brown.
  2. Add the tomatoes, cook for another 5 minutes, until soft. Stir frequently, mashing the tomatoes to a pulp.
  3. Stir in coriander, cumin, fenugreek, and cinnamon. Add the chickpeas (including can liquid). Add salt to taste.
  4. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add some water if the mixture becomes too dry.
  5. Meanwhile mix together the chillies, ginger, lemon juice, cilantro, and remaining onion.
  6. Just before serving, and the ginger and onion mixture. Mix well.

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