Garbanzo Beans Indian Style

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 (8 oz) cans - garbanzo beans
  • 1 tbsp - vegetable oil or ghee
  • 1/3 of a sliced onion
  • 1 dried red chilli, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp - clove powder
  • 1-inch - cinnamon stick
  • 1 large red ripe tomato, seeds and skin removed
  • 2 tbsp - tomato paste, thinned with water
  • 2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • chopped cilantro for garnish

How to Make Garbanzo Beans Indian Style

  • Heat oil to moderately high heat and add the dried red chilli. Saute onion slices until translucent.
  • Now add the coriander, cardamom and clove powders, the cinnamon stick and allow to cook for about a minute.
  • Next, add the drained garbanzo beans and the tomatoes and cook until tomato slices have become limp.
  • Add the thinned tomato paste, turmeric and cook for another 3 minutes.
  • If needed, add enough water to make a little sauce.
  • If desired, add salt to taste.
  • Remove beans from heat and allow to rest a few minutes prior to serving. Garnish with chopped cilantro.