Quick Spicy Garbanzo Beans

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May. 09, 2011


Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Finely chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon
Chopped tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Garam masala powder/Curry powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Canned garbanzo beans 16 Ounce , rinsed, drained (1 Can)
Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
Chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoon


Saute onions in oil in skillet over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.

Stir in garlic.

Saute for 2 minutes.

Add tomatoes.

Cook, covered, for 5 minutes or until tomatoes are tender.

Stir in salt, turmeric, chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and garam masala.

Saute for 1 minute.

Add 1/4 cup water; mix well.

Cook, covered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring frequently.

Add beans and remaining water.

Bring to a boil; reduce heat.

Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Stir in cilantro; mix well.

Add additional water if desired.

Cook until heated through.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 55 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 94Calories from Fat 33

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.6%

Saturated Fat 0.38 g1.9%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 615.9 mg25.66%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.31 g17%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 5 g9.8%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet