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Aloo Choliya Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Aloo Choliya Recipe | Aloo Hara Chana Sabzi

Aloo Choliya or Aloo Hara Chana Sabzi is an Indian vegetable curry made with Potatoes and fresh Green Chickpeas cooked in an Onion Tomato gravy.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 4
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g

Ingredients For Aloo Choliya Recipe | Aloo Hara Chana Sabzi
  

  • 1 Large Potato
  • 1 Cup Green Chickpeas (Hara Chana or Choliya)
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Large Tomato
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 3-4 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 Inch Piece of Ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon Rai (Black Mustard Seeds)
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Asafoetida (Heeng)
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Coriander Leaves (Dhania)
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Aloo Choliya Recipe | Aloo Hara Chana Sabzi
 

  • Heat some oil in a pressure cooker and add rai (black mustard seeds) to it. When the rai starts to sputter, add cumin seeds and fry them for a few seconds. Also add a pinch of asafoetida (heeng).
    1 Teaspoon Rai (Black Mustard Seeds), 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera), 1/8 Teaspoon Asafoetida (Heeng)
    Aloo Choliya Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Add finely chopped onions along with ginger, garlic and green chilli paste to the cooker. Fry till the onions become soft and light brown in color.
    1 Onion, 3-4 Cloves of Garlic, 1 Inch Piece of Ginger, 2 Green Chillies
    Aloo Choliya Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Now add pureed or finely chopped tomatoes. Fry the gravy till the tomatoes are cooked and start leaving oil on the sides.
    1 Large Tomato
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  • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt to the gravy.
    1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi), 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala, 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
    Aloo Choliya Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6
  • Add diced potatoes to the gravy.
    1 Large Potato
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  • Also add fresh green chickpeas to the cooker.
    1 Cup Green Chickpeas (Hara Chana or Choliya)
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  • Add 2 cups water to the cooker. Close the lid and cook the potatoes and chickpeas till you get 1 whistle then cook for 2-3 more minutes. Open the pressure cooker cooker when all the steam has released.
    Aloo Choliya Recipe Step By Step Instructions 9
  • Aloo Choliya is ready. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve it hot along with any Indian Bread or Rice.
    1/2 Cup Chopped Coriander Leaves (Dhania)
    Aloo Choliya Recipe Step By Step Instructions