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Chole (Vegetarian Indian Chickpeas)

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A popular vegetarian Indian dish made of chickpeas and spices. Serve with white rice or naan."
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40 m servings 147
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Saute onion until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, ginger, and anise; stir. Add chickpeas, tomato sauce, water, chile powder, garam masala, salt, cumin, coriander, turmeric, and clove. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until chickpeas start to soften, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Mash some of the chickpeas directly in the pot to give the sauce a chunkier consistency. Cover and continue simmering, stirring occasionally, until flavors come together, about 15 minutes. Remove star anise pieces and clove before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 147 calories; 4.8 22.4 4.8 0 943 Full nutrition

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DELICIOUS!!! Absolutely fabulous and loaded with flavor. I am so excited to be eating this for lunch right now! This comes together so quickly- it was done before my rice finished cooking! D...