Colocasia Leaves And Chick Peas Side Dish

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - black chick peas/channa
  • 3 - tender colocasia leaves with stems
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 3 tbsp - coconut paste
  • 1 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp - tamarind juice
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 4 or 5 curry leaves
  • 3 - red chillies
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste

How to Make Colocasia Leaves And Chick Peas Side Dish

  • Soak the chick peas/channa in water overnight.
  • Wash and drain and keep it aside.
  • Cut the leaves and stems into small pieces removing the fibre where possible.
  • Cook the leaves and the chick peas/channa in a pressure cooker with the turmeric powder and chilly powder till it becomes soft.
  • Remove from the heat and release the pressure.
  • Heat oil in a vessel and add the mustard seeds and coriander seeds.
  • When they begin to splutter, add the broken red chillies and curry leaves and saute for a minute.
  • Turn off the heat and pour in the cooked colocasia leaves and chick peas/channa.
  • Serve as a side dish with rice or chapattis or rotis.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes