Creamy Maharashtrian Chole

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Creamy Maharashtrian Chole
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Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas (I use Goya)
  • 1 onions (medium sized, diced)
  • 1 beefsteak tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed and minced)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (freshly grated)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream (I used reduced-fat Breakstones Brand or use Vegan Substitute)
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon water (couple)
  • salt (to taste)
  • 3 black pepper
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro (minced)
  • 1 red onion (cut into thick rounds, for garnishing)
  • 4 sweet pepper (for garnishing, optional)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions

  1. 1In the skillet over medium-high heat spray with PAM and pour oil. Add mustard seeds, and cook until they are fragrant and “pop” about 30 seconds to a minute. Add onions, garlic and ginger and saute for about 2-3 minutes until slightly brown/golden. Add the diced tomatoes and saute for a few more minutes. Add garam masala, turmeric, chili powder. Once the onions are caramelized and the tomatoes soft, add the chickpeas and combine with the onion-tomatoe mixture until well coated.
  2. 2After about 2-3 minutes add the sour cream and cook until everything is well combined. Add salt and pepper, taste. Cook until chickpeas are soft and flavored well. Make sure to taste a few times for salt and masala. If it’s too thick, add a few tbsp of water (consistency should be creamy, gravy-like, not too thick).
  3. 3Once the gravy has thickened, chickpeas are cooked well and you’ve tasted for salt/masala, remove from heat and mix in 3/4 of the reserved chopped cilantro. Clean the pan and set back on medium-high heat. Spray with PAM and the thick red onion slices and small sweet peppers. Saute on medium-high heat until onions are charred and soft (without breaking circular shape). Place chole in a nice serving dish and top with remaining cilantro, onions and peppers. Serve with Basmati rice, chapati or naan.
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NutritionView more

280Calories
Sodium24%DV570mg
Fat14%DV9g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs15%DV44g
Fiber40%DV10g

PER SERVING *

Calories280Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat9g14%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol5mg2%
Sodium570mg24%
Potassium760mg22%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate44g15%
Dietary Fiber10g40%
Sugars9g18%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.