Chole Masala (Spicy chickpeas)

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Chole Masala (Spicy Chickpeas)


Prep Time: 20 mins          Cook Time: 35 mins             Idle Time: 8 hrs              Serves: 4 to 5


Ingredients

For cooking chickpeas:

  1. ¾ cup white chickpeas (chole or safed chana) ­
  2. Soak the chick peas overnight in enough water
  3. 2 cups water for pressure cooking
  4. 2 to 3 pieces of dried Phyllanthus emblica (Amla) OR 1 black tea bag, 1 inch cinnamon (dalchini)
  5. 2 to 3 cloves (Lavang)
  6. 1 black cardamom (Badi Elaichi)
  7. 1 small to medium tej patta (Indian bay leaf) – Optional

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