How to make Chole Canapés -

Chole stuffed into canapé shells and served as chaat.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chickpeas (kabuli chana) (काबुली चना), Chole masala (छोले मसाला)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters


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Chole Canapés

Chole Canapés Recipe Card


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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chole Canapés Recipe

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) boiled 1 cup

  • Chole masala 1 teaspoon

  • Canape cups 8-10

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon + for sprinkling

  • Chaat masala ½ teaspoon + for sprinkling

  • Salt to taste

  • Sweet date and tamarind chutney as required

  • Green chutney as required

  • Yogurt for drizzling

  • Nylon sev For topping


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC.

Step 2

Place canapés on a baking tray, place the baking tray in the preheated and bake for 3-5 minutes. Remove the tray from the oven.

Step 3

To prepare filling, heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add chickpeas, chole masala, chilli powder, chaat masala and salt, mix well and cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes.

Step 4

Put some chickpea mixture in each baked canape and place on a baking tray. Put some date-tamarind chutney and green chutney. Sprinkle some chaat masala and drizzle some yogurt. Sprinkle some chilli powder and top with some sev.

Step 5

Serve immediately garnished with red bell pepper strips and sprinkled with some chaat masala.

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