Samosa Chole Chaat

A quick and easy recipe to make scrumptious and flavourful Samosa Chaat right in the comfort of your kitchen This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Samosa Chole Chaat

Main Ingredients Ready made samosas, Chickpeas (kabuli chane)
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 8-10 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Samosa Chole Chaat

  • 4 Ready made samosas
  • 1 cup Chickpeas (kabuli chane) soaked overnight and drained
  • 3 Tea bags
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Dried pomegranate seeds
  • 1 Large onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic-green chilli paste
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoons Chole masala
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 Medium tomatoes quartered
  • 3-4 Green chillies slit
  • as required Yogurt
  • as required Sweet tamarind chutney
  • as required Green chutney
  • as required Onion chopped
  • as required Tomato chopped
  • as required Sev
  • to garnish Fresh coriander leaves
  • to sprinkle Chaat masala


  1. Put the chickpeas in a pressure cooker, add tea bags, salt and sufficient water. Put the lid on and cook under pressure on medium heat till 6-8 whistles are given out. Open the lid once the pressure is completely released and discard tea bag.
  2. To make chole, heat ghee in a large non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and dried pomegranate seeds and saute till the cumin seeds change colour.
  3. Add onion, mix and sauté till golden brown. Add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste, mix and sauté till raw smells disappear.
  4. Add red chilli powder, chole masala powder, dried mango powder, coriander powder and garam masala, mix and sauté for 30 seconds. Add 1½ cups water and mix well. Add chickpeas along with the stock and mix well.
  5. Add tomatoes and green chillies, mix well, cover and cook till tomatoes are cooked. Take the pan off the heat.
  6. Crush the samosas lightly and keep one on each serving plate, pour some chole over the samosa. Drizzle yogurt, sweet tamarind chutney, green chutney, chopped onion, chopped tomato and sev. Sprinkle coriander leaves and chaat masala on top and serve immediately.