Hara Masala Cholay


Spicy and delicious chickpea gravy made with a combination of blended hara masala with spices. This scrumptious dish is amazing for lunch and dinner. It goes well with chapati, puri, roti and cumin rice.

  • Easy
  • 5 person(s)
  • 25 Mins


    • Chopped fresh coriander leaves½ bunch
    • Fresh mint leaves½ bunch
    • Fresh green chilies5
    • Juice of 1 lemon1 tablespoon
    • Vinegar1 tablespoon
    • Salt1 teaspoon
    • Water3 tablespoon
    • Oil3 tablespoon
    • Small onion, sliced2
    • Tomatoes, rough dice2
    • Garlic garlic, paste1 tablespoon
    • Chili flakes1 teaspoon
    • salt1 teaspoon
    • chicken powder1 teaspoon
    • ground coriander1 teaspoon
    • garam masala1 teaspoon
    • yogurt½ cup
    • chickpeas(Boiled)500 grams
    • butter1 tablespoon
    • red chilifor garnish
    • chopped fresh coriander leavesfor garnish
    • cooked ricefor serving


  • Hara masala: Combine coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chili, lemon juice, vinegar, salt and water into a blender. Blend until consistency is smooth.
  • Heat oil in a medium pot over medium heat, sauté onions until it turns light brown. Add tomatoes and cover for 5 minutes till the tomatoes are tender. Once tender, mash the tomatoes.
  • Add ginger garlic paste to the mixture and sauté. Add chili flakes, salt, chicken powder, ground coriander, garam masala and stir fry constantly for about a minute.
  • Add the hara masala keeping a high flame. Mix the yogurt and stir well for about 5 minutes. Add boiled chickpeas to the sauce, cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add butter and give it a stir. Garnish with red chili and coriander leaves. Serve with rice.
  • Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.
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