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Chickpea Curry

Chickpea curry is a popular vegetarian dish made with chickpeas, onions, tomatoes, and a blend of spices. Chickpeas are rich in fiber, protein, and other essential nutrients such as iron and folate. Chickpea curry is also low in fat and has been linked to reducing the risk of heart disease and improving digestion.

Total Time
45 min
Simple Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 4 – 5 Servings

  • 1 tbsp

    Curry Powder

  • 2 Cups

    of Chickpeas

  • 1/2 tsp

    Turmeric Powder

  • 1 1/2 tsp

    Sea Salt

  • 4


  • 2
    Cloves of Garlic
  • 10 grams


  • 1


  • 1 tsp

    Mustard Seeds

  • 1 Stalk

    Curry Leaves

  • 2 tbsp

    Sunflower or Coconut Oil

  • 1/2 tsp

    Garam Masala

  • 1 tbsp

    of Cilantro

Total Time

  • Cooking Time
    45 min

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  1. Soak the chickpeas in water overnight or for a minimum of 6-8 hours

  2. Drain the water and place the chickpeas into a pressure cooker. Add 5 cups of water (add more water if you are using a pot) and cook for 20-25 minutes or until soft

  3. Chop the shallots, garlic, ginger, and tomato and set it aside

  4. Heat oil in a pan and add the shallots, tomatoes, ginger, and garlic. Cook until the tomatoes are soft

  5. Place mixture into a blender, add 1/4 cup of chickpeas, and blend thoroughly

  6. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pot then add the mustard seeds, curry leaves, salt, turmeric powder, and the blended mixture. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes

  7. Add the rest of the chickpeas along with 1 cup of left water from the pressure cooker into the pot as well

  8. Lastly, add the garam masala and the curry powder. Mix well and simmer for 2 minutes. Garnish with chopped cilantro

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