Punjabi Chole (Chick Pea Curry)

There are lot of recipes out there for this but this recipe is for people who have slow cooker. I have one with me and I didn’t know what to cook with that. Then I found this book for slow cooker and they have amazing recipes. This is a perfect recipe for people who is having a party in their home. This recipe is taken from Flavours of India by Patak’s Food.

Serves : 4           Preparation time : 10 min        Cooking time : 2 hrs


1 tbsp Vegetable oil
500 g Canned chickpeas
15 g Onion, chopped
200g Canned chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp Patak’s Tikka Masala Paste
1 tbsp Patak’s Madras Paste
1/2 tsp Sugar
200 ml Water
1 tsp Fresh coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Heat the oil in the pan and saute onions until light golden brown.
  2. Add Patak’s tikka masala and madras paste and saute for further 1 min.
  3. Add the tomatoes, cook for further 1 min.
  4. Add the cooked chickpeas, sugar, water and mix well. Trasnfer to the slow cooker and cook high for 2 hrs.

Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves.

Tip : A quick alternative to chickpeas is 200g dried yellow lentils.


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