Green Chickpeas Masala


1 cup dry green chickpeas(soaked overnight and pressure cooked till soft)
1 medium tomato
Salt to taste
2 tsp oil
2 tsp butter
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

Heat oil, add cumin seeds, coriander seeds and tomato. Cook till tomato is soft and cool. Grind it to a smooth paste along with 2 tbsp cooked chickpeas.

Heat the butter, add the tomato paste and fry for two minutes. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder. Add the rest of cooked chickpeas and let it cook well. Add salt and mix well to get a thick gravy.

Serve hot with rotis/puris or plain rice.
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Cham said...

Yummy chickpeas curry :)

Madhavi said...

Very nice recipe EC, looks yummyyyy!!!

JZ @ Tasty treats said...

chickpea masala look awesome, EC!! the color is tempting and the curry look rich! :-)

Illatharasi said...

My favourite plate again ;) curry looks yummy in that plate ;)

Andhra Flavors said...

very temting plate full of green chickpeas masala. green chickpeas curry is new to me.

easycrafts said...

Thanks all of you...hope u try it out and like the taste

Swati Raman Garg said...

hey am back seems after a long time, i love green chana.... and ur color looks great buddy

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