Chane / Chole Salaan

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This chane / cholay ka salan is part of the traditional cholay & puri breakfast or can be enjoyed on its own with puri or paratha.
  • PREP TIME: 5 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 30 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 4 persons
Chane / Chole Salaan


  • Chickpeas:1 cup
  • Onion:1
  • Potatoes: 2
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Black Pepper:1/2 tea spoon
  • Red chilli powder: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • White cumin seeds: 1/2tea spoon
  • Black cumin seeds:1/2 tea spoon
  • Bay leaf: 1
  • water: 2 cups
  • Oil: half cup


  • 1. Soak chickpeas over night. Boil them in pressure cooker or slow cooker and set them aside.
  • 2. Put oil and sliced onion in a pan, fry till golden brown.
  • 3. Add all the dried spices and fry till you start smelling their fragrance.Use a splash of water so that they don't burn.
  • 4. Put boiled chickpeas in and give them a stir.
  • 5. Add potatoes, water in the pan and mix.
  • 6. Cook until potatoes soften up.
  • 7. You can keep the consistency thick or thin as per your requirement.
  • 8. When you have reached the desired consistency, put them in a serving bowl and serve.


Sana Sheikh
Sana Sheikh For more recipes from the author, click here Sana is a home maker originally from Islamabad and currently residing in UK. She has done her masters in HRM and is the mother of a beautiful toddler.
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