Cooking Index - Cooking Recipes & IdeasCurried Chickpeas (Kabli Chana) Recipe - Cooking Index

Curried Chickpeas (Kabli Chana)

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 teaspoon 5mlMustard seeds - (black or yellow)
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1   Crushed red chili flakes
1/2 cup 46g / 1.6ozMinced shallots
4 cups 948mlCooked chickpeas
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin powder
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGarlic powder
1   Sea salt
1/4 cup 4g / 0.1ozChopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Instructions

In a large saucepan, fry mustard seeds in oil until they begin to pop. Add chili and shallots and saute until shallots are soft. Add chickpeas, turmeric, cumin, ginger, salt and enough water to prevent sticking. Simmer for 15 minutes, sprinkle with cilantro and serve.

Serve this hearty garbonzo bean dish over hot Basmati rice with a salad and Indian flatbread.

Vegetarian Gourmet, Autumn 1993


Average rating:

Unrated, please add a rating

Submit your rating:

Click a star to rate this recipe.