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Chickpeas Masala

ingredients icon Ingredients

  • -For cooking chickpeas-
  • 1.5 cups chickpeas
  • 1.25 cups water for cooking
  • -For Masala paste-
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tbsp fennel seeds
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • 4 to 5 medium garlic cloves
  • ½ inch ginger
  • ½ to 2/3 cup water for grinding the masala paste
  • -For the Chickpeas-
  • ¼ cup onions (1/2 cup in total)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes or 1 medium sized tomato
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ cup of broth or stock (made from Maggi Vegetable seasoning cube)
  • ½ cup of coconut milk (Maggi coconut milk powder)
  • Salt & pepper, to taste.

ingredients icon Method

-Cooking chickpeas-

Step 1

Pressure cook or steam the chickpeas till they are cooked. (If pressure cooking, then cook the chickpeas in 1.25 cups of water).

Step 2

Set aside the chickpeas once cooked.

-Making Chickpeas Masala-

Step 1

On a pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil. Add the chopped onions and fry till they become translucent.

Step 2

Add the fennel seeds and coriander seeds to the pan. Fry till they become aromatic.

Step 3

Add chopped ginger and garlic, and fry for another 1 to 2 minutes. Stir and mix it well with the rest of the mixture.

Step 4

Fry the masala on a low flame.

Step 5

Let the masala mixture cool.

Step 6

Then make a smooth paste of the masala ingredients in the grinder/blender with ½ to 2/3 cup water.

-Making Chickpeas-

Step 1

In another pan, heat 2 tbsp oil. Add the chopped onions and sauté till they turn translucent.

Step 2

Add the chopped tomatoes and sauté for 2 to 3 mins or until they soften.

Step 3

Pour the ground masala paste and fry it for 1 to 2 mins.

Step 4

Add the turmeric powder, curry powder and red chilli powder. Mix the powders well with the paste.


ingredients iconNutritional Information (Per Serving)

Per person (268g)

Calories 251 Kcal

Protein 6 g

Fat 15 g

Carbohydrates 27 g

Folic acid 129 mcg

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