Green chole with coconut milk

Main Dish
3 servings
15 min
15 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 3
Chole 1 16 ounces. can, drained and rinsed thoroughly or dry beans, soaked and cooked

Swiss Chard 1 bunch, washed and chopped finely (about 4 cups)

Spinach ½ bunch, washed and finely chopped (about 2-3 cups)

Onion 1 medium, chopped

Green chili 1 (optional)

Garlic 2 cloves, minced

Coconut milk ½ cup

Chole masala 1 teaspoon

Ground Cumin 1 teaspoon

Red chili powder ½ teaspoon

Cumin seeds ½ teaspoon

Salt to taste


  • Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a sauté pan; add cumin seeds and after they splutter add onions and garlic; sauté until onions turn translucent.
  • Add all the powders and salt; sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add chopped greens and chole, cover and cook till the greens are completely wilted, about 7-8 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk and ½ cup of water; cook uncovered for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; serve with rice or roti.


Green Chole with Coconut milk, photo 1
Green Chole with Coconut milk, photo 2
Green Chole with Coconut milk, photo 3


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