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chole paneer recipe
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Chole paneer recipe | paneer channa masala recipe

chole paneer recipe- Traditional punjabi side dish recipe with chickpeas and Indian cottage cheese.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 326kcal
Author: Harini


  • 150 grams dried white chickpeas
  • 200 grams paneer cubed
  • 1 big onion finely chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes finely chopped
  • 2-3 green chilies slit
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger garlic
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt
  • Amchur powder
  • Kasuri methi
  • cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • Soak white chickpeas in plenty of water for 8-10 hours. Drain and pressure cook until the chickpeas are thoroughly cooked. Set aside.
  • Heat a pan with 2 tablespoons butter. Once the butter is melted and hot, temper with 1 teaspoon cumin seeds. Add finely chopped onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add ginger garlic and 2 slit green chilies. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes and saute well. Cook till the tomatoes leave out fat from the Add Add cooked chickpeas and mix well. Season with salt. Add 1/2 cup watwr and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add paneer cubes and toss gently. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add amchur powder and kasuri methi. Serve chole paneer with roti or rice.


1. Oil can be used in place of butter
2. You can leave out amchur if you wish


Serving: 4g | Calories: 326kcal