How to make Chole Tacos -

Taco shells stuffed with spicy chole topped with mayonnaise and cheese. A must try!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chickpeas, Taco shells (टाको शेल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chole Tacos

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chole Tacos Recipe

  • Chickpeas boiled 1 1/2 cups

  • Taco shells 8-12

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Medium onions chopped 2

  • Curry paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Chickpea stock 1 cup

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Processed cheese grated 2-3 tables For topping

  • Cabbage shredded to serve

  • Fresh parsley chopped to garnish

  • Mayonnaise for drizzling

  • Salad

  • Iceberg lettuce shredded 1 cup

  • Carrot cut into thin strips 1/2 cup

  • Medium onion cut into roundels and layers separated 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mayonnaise 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the raw smells disappear. Add onions, mix and sauté till translucent.

Step 2

Add curry paste and mix well. Add garam masala powder and mix well. Add tomato puree, mix and cook till oil separates.

Step 3

Add salt and chickpeas, mix well and cook for a minute. Add stock, mix, cover and cook till the moisture dries.

Step 4

Meanwhile to make the salad, take iceberg lettuce in a mixing bowl, add carrots, onion rings, salt, red chilli powder, mayonnaise and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer the chole into another bowl, add cream and lemon juice and mix. Add cheese and mix well.

Step 6

Make a bed of cabbage on a serving platter. Fill the taco shells with some salad and top with the cooked chickpeas and some cheese.

Step 7

Place the tacos on the cabbage bed and garnish with parsley. Drizzle mayonnaise, sprinkle some more parsley and serve immediately with a sauce of your choice.

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