Henson Estate Chole

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This recipe came from an estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Henson Estate in Dallas, Texas in 1982. From "Catsrecipes Y-Group"[1]



  1. Heat ghee in heavy pan.
  2. When heated add onions and garlic and sauté gently for 5 minutes.
  3. Add chilies, turmeric, paprika, cumin, ground coriander and garam masala then fry for 2 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. Add tomatoes, 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves and mint.
  5. Cook stirring for 10 minutes.
  6. Add garbanzos and cook 15 minutes.
  7. Allow to sit covered for a few hours to allow the flavors to blend.
  8. Reheat and serve in a dish with the remaining cilantro.


  1. "Catsrecipes Y-Group" http://Groups.Yahoo.Com/Group/Catsrecipes/ Catsrecipes Y-Group