How to make Chole Kulcha Tacos -

Make the tacos in Indian style – they will definitely delight your loved ones

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Cooked chickpeas (kabuli chana), Readymade kulche

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Chole Kulcha Tacos

Chole Kulcha Tacos 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 : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chole Kulcha Tacos Recipe

  • Cooked chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked overnight and cooked with tea bags 1 1/2 cups

  • Readymade kulche 4

  • Ghee 1 tablespo teaspoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh tomato puree 1 1/2 cups

  • Tata Sampann Chole Masala 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies slit 3-4

  • Small cabbage shredded 1/2

  • Small potato boiled, peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes 1

  • Medium onion sliced and soaked in vinegar 1

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Carrot peels as required

  • Sour cream for drizzling

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnish

  • Lassi to serve


Step 1

Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a non-stick pan, add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 2

Add tomato puree, mix well and saute till fat separates, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Add Tata Sampann Chole Masala and salt, mix well and saute for 1 minute. Add cooked chickpeas, green chillies and 1 cup cooking liquour (water in which the chickpeas were cooked) and mix well.

Step 4

Mash the chickpeas lightly with a masher, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes or till the mixture thickens slightly. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 5

Heat remaining ghee in a grill pan and spread it evenly. Place the kulchas in it, press slightly and cook, turning sides, till grill marks appear on both sides.

Step 6

Place grilled kulchas on a taco stand. Keep some cabbage in each taco and top it with chickpea mixture. Place a few potato cubes over the chickpea mixture, sprinkle a little onion slices and green chillies. Arrange a few carrot strips and drizzle sour cream on top. Garnish with coriander sprigs and serve immediately with lassi.

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