Indian Chickpeas

Indian Chickpeas

"This is a typical Northern Indian recipe that is easy to make, and delicious. You will need to go to an Indian grocery to buy the masalas."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 232 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 232 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 542 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the garlic, onion, and ginger, and cook until browned. Stir in the garam masala, channa masala spice, tomato, water, and garbanzos; season to taste with salt. Bring to a simmer, the reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until garbanzos are very soft, about 20 minutes.

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My fiance is from India and we make a similar recipe on a regular basis. You don't need to add cornstarch to thicken the sauce. After the chick peas are softened, use a potato masher and mash ...

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Followed the alterations suggested by ginniej and thankfully I did. Without those, this would have been way to bland for my tastes. Even with her additions, I ended up tripling the spices. Howev...

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My fiance is from India and we make a similar recipe on a regular basis. You don't need to add cornstarch to thicken the sauce. After the chick peas are softened, use a potato masher and mash ...

My husband and I loved this!! We can't get enough of it! I was really excited to find an accessible indian recipe. I didn't have channa masala so I only used garam. Also, I used helpful sugges...

This is very easy and tasty. I used 1 tsp. of garam masala because I couldn't find the other spice listed. Enjoyed it with naan with mango chuntey and almonds, indian-style cauliflower, indian-...

This is a very good "channa masala". I cook the dish a lot longer (until the liquid reduces almost completely and the chick peas are very soft). This just takes more like my favorite Indian res...

Loved it! I always make a few changes to recipes: increased the amount of masalas a bit to my taste, used red onion, 2 roma tomatoes (squeezed of seeds). I added a dash of half n half at the ...

This was fantastic and VERY easy. I skipped the channa masala in favor of what I had on hand; used mustard seeds, tumeric and corriander. It is a tasty curry!

This was pretty good. I would recommend adding more garam masala though to give a more indian taste.

Flavour was better for leftovers as it had time to soak into the beans.

Nice favor without being over powering.

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