Pindi Chole or Pindi Chana Masala is a dry preparation made using chickpeas or garbanzo beans. Hailing from the area in and around Rawalpindi, a city in erstwhile Punjab in undivided India now in Pakistan, this pindi chole recipe is somewhat a speciality of this region. It is dark brown in colour, with no or very little gravy and is often served with bhature or kulchas.
We all love Chole Bhaturey or Chickpea Curry from the nearby street food joint. In North India, it is almost worshiped as the ‘King of all Breakfasts’! How about making this national comfort food of Chana Masala recipe at home? It is actually easier than imagined! Here I have shared way of cooking Chana Masala in 2 ways! ‘Coz you never know what you crave for, right? So, bookmark this recipe and try it whenever you crave for some Indian restaurant style Chana Masala
Black chickpeas curry or kala chana is a variant of garbanzo beans which is indigenous to south Asian countries. Popularly known as Bengal gram, chole, Egyptian pea or desi (native) chana. With higher fibre content and lower glycemic index, it is very popular in curries, stews and salads.