Chole Capsicum Masala
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Chole Capsicum Masala

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  • Boiled chickpeas / kabuli chana 3 cup
  • Capsicum (cubed) 2/3 cup
  • Onion (chopped finely) 1 cup
  • Garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Chili powder 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Kasoori methi 1 tsp
  • Cashew nuts 15-16 no.
  • Tomato puree Or Tomato sauce 2 cup Or 1 cup
  • Oil 4-5 tbsp
  • Salt As needed
  • Water As needed


    Soak cashew nuts in warm water for 12-15 minutes.
    Heat oil in a pan. Add sliced onions and cook until golden brown.
    Add garlic paste and saute for 1 minute.
    Next add the cubed capsicum pieces. Saute for 2-3 minutes
    Then add cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chili powder. Fry for a minute, taking care not to burn.
    Now add the tomato sauce / puree and boiled chickpeas along with 2 cup of water.
    Let this mixture come to boil and then simmer for 5 minutes until the flavors mix together.
    Meanwhile, make a paste of soaked cashew nuts.
    Add the cashew paste to the curry along with salt. Simmer for 4-5 minutes.
    Add kasoori methi and remove from flame.
    Serve this creamy and delicious chana capsicum masala curry hot with onion rings as garnishing as side dish for rotis / paratha / any pulao !


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