Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup dried chickpeas salt -- to taste

  2. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  3. 1 small onion -- finely chopped

  4. 1 piece ginger root -- (1 inch), grated

  5. 2 cloves garlic -- crushed

  6. 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

  7. 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  8. 1 teaspoon garam masala

  9. 1/2 teaspoon chile powder

  10. 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : Rinse garbonzo beans, put them in a bowl, cover with water and soak overnight. Drain beans, add 2 cups cold water and salt. Boil ten minutes. Reduce heat, simmer partially covered one hour. In a separate pan, heat oil, add onion; cook about 8 minutes, until soft and golden brown. Add ginger root, garlic, turmeric, cumin, Garam Masala and chile powder. Cook one minute. Stir in beans and their cooking water and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 20 minutes, until beans are very tender but still whole. Serve hot, sprinkled with chopped cilantro.


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