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Chickpeas With Garlic, Tomatoes and Green Chilies

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

18   Garlic - (up to 24), peeled
4 tablespoons 60mlVegetable oil
2 teaspoons 10mlWhole cumin seeds
2 cups 474mlTomato sauce - (canned or homemade)
6 1/2 cups 1540mlCooked chickpeas - (or), drained
3   Garbanzo beans - (20 oz)
6   Potatoes - (boiled & peeled), (medium) cut in 3/4" cubes
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlSalt - (or more)
5   Fresh hot green chilies
2 teaspoons 10mlGround cumin seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlGround amchoor or lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlCayenne pepper

Recipe Instructions

Put the garlic into the container of a food processor or blender. Add 1/4 cup water and blend until you have a smooth paste.

Heat the oil in a 10-inch-wide, heavy pot over a medium-high flame. When hot, put in the cumin seeds. A few seconds later, put in the garlic paste. Fry for about 2 minutes, stirring all the time. Add the tomato sauce. Keep stirring and cook for another minute. Add the drained chickpeas, diced potatoes, 2 cups water, salt, green chilies, ground cumin, lemon, and cayenne. Stir gently and bring to a simmer. Cover, turn heat to low, and simmer gently for 20 minutes.


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