Large chickpea masala

Chickpea Masala

Chickpea masala can stand on its own if you just want a casual meal, or when I'm serving a full-fledged Indian meal, this always make a popular side dish.

Yield: 6

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Chickpea Masala Recipe

Preparation Instructions

In deep skillet, fry mustard and cumin seeds in 1 Tbsp oil until the cumin seeds begin to brown; then add onions and fry until soft and translucent. And chopped tomatoes and fry until they are stewy. Add sugar, turmeric, masala, curry and coriander; stir till completely combined. Add coconut milk and mix in well; simmer to reduce some (however, donโ€™t let it get too thick because it will thicken more as it stands.) Add chickpeas; keep stirring until they are hot all the way through. Let simmer for 4 minutes covered on low heat, then uncover, take off heat and let it sit for 5 minutes before serving over rice. Adding in a little lime juice and chopped fresh cilantro gives it a nice twist.

Yield: 6
Helpful Hints

For a vegan dish, use beet sugar or evaporated cane juice, not granulated white sugar.


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Stephanie N

Great recipe you can even use lite coconut milk. great as a side or main dish. Loved it

judi r

It was very good!!

shyam k

it was a nice recipe will try to make more tasty.......................shyam




This was SUCH a great recipe! Similar in flavor to what you'd find in a restaurant, but considerably lighter. I used fresh chickpeas instead of canned and needed to adjust the salt. This one is a keeper!