62 Reviews

I made this for lunch this afternoon. I scaled it down to 2 servings. I can't thank you enough for this recipe. Reasons:- 1. Without even a drop of oil, I could never imagine cooking chole, this recipe did the unbelievable and the dish was liked by all at the lunch table. This is good for those of us who are trying to cut down on fat in our food. 2. This was ready really quick. I suggest you title it 'Instant Chole Without A Drop Of Oil". 3. This recipe uses minimum masala powders which is again very good. I'll be making this very often from now onwards. My mom, dad, even my picky eater brother and me, we all THANK YOU SO MUCH for this flavourful no-oil chole sabzi. Thanks!

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Charishma_Ramchandani May 20, 2002

Great flavors in this recipe. I used the full teaspoon of garam masala and had to use cayenne because I don't know what reshampatti chili powder is so I am pretty sure I don't have it. I served this as a main dish for me and my husband. We thought is tasted so delicious and will definitely have it again. Doesn't bother us that it uses canned beans (he-he). Thanks for the recipe.

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Lauren-Grace March 22, 2003

This was a wonderful recipe! I followed the recipe (okay - maybe a bit more cayenne) and found this to be delicious. My husband liked this as well. Thank you for posting!

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Leeloo78 December 09, 2002

Excellent recipe! And easy too! :)

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smody November 06, 2002

Very Good! I served over rice. Now I am craving it again, lol. Great way to dress up a can of beans girl! Thanks

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riffraff June 10, 2002

Sue L, fiance and I loved this dish. We served it with your palak paneer recipe, Char's Tav(Pan) Mushrooms, and your pakoras recipe! (Needless to say, that was WAY too much food!) Anyway, I absolutely love the combination of cinnamon, garlic, ginger, garam masala, cumin, and bay leaf in this recipe (and there are even more spices I didn't list)! Fantastic. Thank you.

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spatchcock September 20, 2003

I have been meaning to find a good and easy chole recipe. This is it! Great recipe. I used a bit of olive oil to try the cumin seeds in, tastes just as good. Thanks.

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safsar November 13, 2003

Really nice vegetarian main dish! I love all the spices. Thanks, Sue!

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yogi June 06, 2003

For all the spices and potential flavors this came out bland.

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timhammond October 05, 2013
I Can't Wait for Chole