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Simple Chickpea Curry

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Simple Chickpea Curry is an amazing spicy dish and makes a complete meal when served with the cooked rice or bread. The chickpeas are nicely blended in the tomatoes, spices and yogurt imparting a hot and tangy taste to tickle your tastebuds. Try out the Simple Chickpea Curry and enjoy!
Ingredients
  Canned chick peas/Canned garbanzo beans 12 Ounce, drained, rinsed
  Tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely
  Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Garam masala 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Curry powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Yogurt 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl mix up the spice mixture: garam masala, turmeric powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, curry powder and salt.

MAKING
2. In a pan, add in the butter and oil and let it melt.
3. When pan is hot sauté the onion until just starting to turn brown.
4. Add in the ginger, garlic and spice mixture, after a minute or two add in the tomatoes.
5. Lower the heat and cook until it appears like a paste then pour in the water and cook for a few seconds.
6. Stir in the chick peas, and yogurt. Smash the chickpea with fork and cook until the sauce is thick.

SERVING
7. Serve chickpeas over rice or with bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Punjabi
Course: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Chole Masala
Indians abroad crave for their mother’s chickpea curry. Watch this video and learn how to make this classic Punjabi curry in a few minutes using canned garbanzo beans. This recipe comes pretty close to the one made by simmering the curry for hours. Infact if you have some vegetarian friends over and want to impress them with Indian food, this curry is something that you must make. Serve it with rice, roti or with poori. Keep the leftovers refrigerated, it tastes very good next day.

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