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Curried Garbanzo Beans

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

8 oz 227gGarbanzo beans
  To taste green chili - (optional)
12   Garlic
1   Ginger
  To taste pepper
1   Cardamom (large)
6   Cloves
1   Cinnamon stick
  To taste salt
1 tablespoon 15mlPaprika
4 oz 113gOil
  Mango powder
3   Onions
  Dried pomegranate seeds
4   Tomatoes

Recipe Instructions

Clean, wash and soak the beans overnight. Boil them in the same water with salt, 1 small finely chopped onion, 4 cloves garlic, 4 large cardamom, a 1" piece of ginger and 6 cloves. Simmer in pan about an hour or until tender, or pressure cook for 7 minutes at 15 psi.

Heat oil. Fry thinly sliced remaining onions and cloves of garlic. Cook until mixture browns and dries up. Add finely chopped tomatoes and cook 4-5 minutes more.

Add the beans and cook for 10 minutes more. Add the mango powder and pomegranate seeds, grated ginger and simmer over low heat for 15-20 minutes.

Before serving, pour 1 oz. (2 T) sizzling ghee over the beans.

Healthful Cooking, Mary Carroll, Star Trib 2/10/99


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