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Courses: Main Course
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Onions - quartered
1   Green bell pepper - cored, seeded,
  And chopped
6   Firm - ripe tomatoes (large)
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped gingerroot
2 tablespoons 30mlVegetable oil
1 tablespoon 15mlGaram Masala
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlRed chili powder - or to taste
  Salt - to taste
2   Chick peas or garbanzo beans - (15 oz ea) - drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons 30mlFresh lemon juice - (to 3) - or to taste
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced fresh cilantro - (to 2) - or to taste

Recipe Instructions

In a blender or food processor puree the onions, green pepper, tomatoes and gingerroot.

In a saucepan set over moderate heat, warm the oil until hot. Add the puree and cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.

Add the Garam Masala and chili powder and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the salt and chick peas and cook, stirring, until heated through.

Stir in the lemon juice and cilantro. Serve the curry over rice or with warmed tortillas.

This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

MELTING POT with Padma Lakshmi - (Show # MP-1A49) - from the TV FOOD NETWORK


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