Aloo hara Chana recipe - Aloo Choliya curry recipe

Green peas available in abundance during winters can be used for making choliya ladoo, choliya paneer, choliya poori but you can also make aloo choliya curry as well which taste delectable and heartwarming. 

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Ingredients for Aloo Hara Chana Recipe

  • Boiled potatoes – 3 (250 grams)
  • Green chickpea – 1 cup (150 grams)
  • Tomato – 2 (150 grams)
  • Green chilly – 2
  • Ginger – 1 inch baton
  • Green coriander – 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp or as per taste

How to make Aloo Choliya Curry Recipe

Make a fine paste from tomato, green chilly and ginger.

Heat some oil in a pan. When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds. After the cumin crackles add asafoetida, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute the masala for a while and then add tomato-ginger-green chilly paste, red chilly powder. Now sauté the masala on medium flame until you see oil leaving the edges of masala.

Then add green chickpeas and salt in roasted masala and stir to mix well. Next add ½ cup water, cover and let it simmer for 5 minutes on low-medium flame. Cook until it gets soft and check at regular intervals. With 10 to 12 the chickpeas get cooked. 

Break the boiled potatoes with your hands and add it the sabzi, followed by garam masala. Add 1 cup more water, green coriander, cover and let it simmer for 4 to 5 more minutes on medium flame.

Sabzi is done and ready, transfer it to a serving bowl and garnish with some coriander sprigs. Serve these delectable green chickpeas-potatoes curry with chapatti, parantha, naan or rice and relish eating.


  • This sabzi is prepared with fresh green chickpeas. You can also use dry chickpeas.
  • Soak the green chickpeas in water for 8 to 10 minutes and pressure cook them. This is another way to make the sabzi.
  • For 4 members
  • Time – 25 minutes 

Aloo hara Chana recipe - Aloo Choliya curry recipe



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  1. 13 August, 2022 11:26:36 PM Bee

    This was delicious! I made the portion as is to freeze some but my husband raved about it and ate this three days in a row! I made it in the instant pot.