Make Chole Biryani from leftover Chole absolutely like restaurant style

Make Chole Biryani from leftover Chole absolutely like restaurant style

Often the chickpeas are always soaked. In such a situation, its vegetable remains. Try making Chole Biryani with this leftover vegetable. Believe that this biryani will be included in your menu with cold curd.

This Chole Biryani Recipe is a biryani with a variety. Instead of the natural combination of vegetables, this one is made with protein-packed chickpeas. Packed with proteins and carbohydrates and aromatics, give this recipe a try in your kitchen. 

Serve this Chole Biryani Recipe along with Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe (Chillies in Tangy Spicy Peanut Sesame Curry), Burani Raita Recipe (Garlic Based Yogurt), Pickled Onions and Methi Pakoras Recipe for a complete weekend meal. 

For How Many People: 3


1 Bowl Leftover Chole

1 cup Basmati Rice

2 Tablespoons Ghee

1/2 tablespoons Cumin

Pinch Full Asafoetida

1/2 Tablespoon Fenugreek Seeds

1 Tablespoon Rye

1 Tablespoon Fennel

1 Tablespoon Fennel

1 Bay Leaf

2 Green Cardamom

1 Cinnamon Stick

2 Tablespoons Ginger Garlic Paste

1/2 Cup Chopped Carrots

1 Chopped Onion in Long Slices

1/2 Cup Chopped Cabbage

1/2 Cup Chopped Tomatoes

1/2 Tablespoon Turmeric

1/2 Tablespoon Red Chilies

1/4 Tablespoon Garam Masala

1 Tablespoon Kasoori Methi

Salt - As Per Taste

2 Tablespoon Finely Chopped Coriander.

Method or Recipe to make Chole Biryani

Wash the rice and soak it in water for about 15 minutes.

Put ghee in a saucepan. Add cumin, asafoetida, fenugreek, mustard seeds, fennel, fennel, bay leaves, green cardamom and chop it. Add onion and fry.

Now add ginger-garlic paste and fry till it smells.

Add the remaining chickpeas to it. Now add carrot, cabbage, salt, tomato, turmeric, red chili powder and 2 cups of water and add rice.

Cover the lid and cook till the water dries.

Ready hot Chole Biryani, which you can serve with curd, chutney, papad.


Add lemon juice to it. By adding a spice of 1 tsp pickle, the biryani will look absolutely traditional style.

(Based on a conversation with Executive Chef Rajeev of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, New Delhi)

Pic credit- Pinterest, Cookingwithparita

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