Creamy Cholay (Chickpeas)

Creamy Cholay recipe. This can easily be part of your everyday menu. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 large
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) grinded 2 medium
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 2 tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder (Whole spice powder) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Chanay (Chick peas) boiled 2 cups
  • Pani (Water) ½ cup
  • Olper’s cream ½ cup
  • Doodh (Milk) ¼ cup
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) chopped 2 for garnishing
  • Hara dhania (Coriander) chopped 2 for garnishing


In pot,add oil and onion,fry until translucent.

Add cumin seeds and mix,add tomatoes,ginger garlic paste and mix well.

Add red chili powder,turmeric powder,whole spice powder,salt and mix well.

Add chickpeas and water,mix well and cover & cook for 4-5 minutes.

Add olper’s cream and milk,mix well,cover and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Garnish with green chili and coriander.

Creamy chickpea curry is ready.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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