Which Are The Most Relished Indian Dishes That Include Chickpeas?

Cafe Bahar -The famous Indian Restaurant in Seattle is known for the best-modified versions of the traditional recipes. The most famous of them are Chana Masala, Chickpea Curry, Chhole Bhature, Peshawari Chane, Amritsari Chole. Have you noticed one commonality among these?

Yes, You get it right. All of these are made of Chickpeas. In today’s blog, we are going to mention all the famous Indian recipes which incorporate the use of chickpeas.

  • Chana Masala

Whenever foodies visit an Indian restaurant in Kirkland, they never omit to order this item. In India, it is believed that a thali (a platter full of Indian dishes) is considered incomplete if it does not include Chana Masala.

  • Chickpea Curry

This is the super spicy chickpea variety that is famous in South Indian. The speciality of this curry is the great and flavour enhancing use of the coconut. When we have a single spoon of this dish in our mouth, then we’ll come to know how great the taste of coconut compliments the taste of the spices.

  • Chole Bhatura

When we are talking about the whole Bhature, then we are referring to the extremely spicy, healthy and tummy-filling dish. Cholle is like Husband to Bhature. They taste yummy together. If they get divorced, we are never gonna order them again…… Lol!

Such is the aura of their togetherness.

  • Peshawari Chole

This recipe indicates the cooking of the cholle with the Peshawari style. You can make this dish in three styles:

  • Gravy Style

  • Semi-Dry Style

  • Completely Dry style

  • Amritsari Cholle

This is the dish because of which Indian state, Punjab is famous. The white chickpeas are cooked in Punjabi style. Despite letting the cholle to themselves adjust to the consistencies, they are blended with the chickpeas to excite the taste buds.

  • Chana Biryani

This is especially for all the biryani lovers who love to enjoy the flavour of chickpeas. In this style, instead of incorporating various vegetables, chickpeas are added to it.

  • Aaloo Tikki Chholle

Usually, Aloo Tikki is enjoyed with the sauces known as the chutney in the Indian food language. But if you want to make it heavy, then you can include cholle with it.

  • Methi Cholle

This is a different variety of chickpeas. This recipe is not known to everyone. In this style, the curry is prepared using the refreshing flavour of fenugreek and chickpeas. You can enjoy it with all of the following:

  • Rice

  • Naan

  • Puri

  • Roti

  • Aloo Sabzi Cholle

This is a kind of potato curry which is made up of potatoes and chickpeas. These are usually liked by the people for breakfast and must say, ‘These compliment puris very well’.

Palak Chhole

This is the North Indian Curry which involves the following as the main ingredients:

  • Spinach

  • Chickpeas

When these are consumed either with roti or rice, then it is called the complete meal.

Kadai Chole

Usually, the chickpeas are made in a pressure cooker. But kadahi cholle are somewhat special as these are made in the kadhai which is known as a cauldron. And if the technique is different, flavours will naturally be distinctive.

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