How to make Samosa Chole Chaat -

A quick and easy recipe to make scrumptious and flavourful Samosa Chaat right in the comfort of your kitchen

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ready made samosas, Chickpeas (kabuli chane)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Samosa Chole Chaat

Samosa Chole Chaat Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Samosa Chole Chaat Recipe

  • Ready made samosas 4

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chane) soaked overnight and drained 1 cup

  • Tea bags 3

  • Salt to taste

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Dried pomegranate seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Large onion finely chopped 1

  • Ginger-garlic-green chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chole masala 2 tablespoons

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Medium tomatoes quartered 2

  • Green chillies slit 3-4

  • Yogurt as required

  • Sweet tamarind chutney as required

  • Green chutney as required

  • Onion chopped as required

  • Tomato chopped as required

  • Sev as required

  • Fresh coriander leaves to garnish

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle


Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 3

Add onion, mix and sauté till golden brown. Add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste, mix and sauté till raw smells disappear.

Step 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.

Step 5

Add tomatoes and green chillies, mix well, cover and cook till tomatoes are cooked. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 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.

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