Chikar Choley

A Special Chiker Choley recipe for you all. Give it a try and you will fall in love with this recipe. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Chanay (Chickpeas) boiled ½ Cup
  • Aloo (Potato) peeled & boiled 1 small
  • Cooking oil ½ Cup
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ½ tbs or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 8-10
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 3-4 tbs
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Chanay (Chickpeas) boiled 2 & ½ Cups
  • Pani (Water) 1 Cup or as required
  • Lal mirch (Red chili) crushed 1 tsp
  • Pani (Water) 2 tbs
  • Amchor powder (Dried mango powder) 1 tbs
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander)
  • Adrak (Ginger) julienne


In bowl,add chickpeas,potato,mash well & set aside.

In wok,add cooking oil,red chili powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,salt,cumin powder,black peppercorns,green cardamom and mix well.

Add yogurt,ginger garlic paste,mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Now add mashed potato+chickpeas,mix well and cook for 8-10 minutes.

Add boiled chickpeas and mix well.

Add water and mix well.

Add red chili crushed and mix well.

Cover and cook on medium flame for 6-8 minutes.

In water,add dried mango powder,black pepper powder and mix well,add it in pot and mix well.

Add fresh coriander and ginger.

Garnish with green chili,fresh coriander,ginger & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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