Indian Spicy-Sour Chickpeas With Cauliflower

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by DailyInspiration

I prepared this wonderfully fragrant dish as a meal (vs. side dish) and served it with some Naan bread. My husband rated this dish a "9" on a scale of 1 to 10.

Top Review by Maureen R.

This recipe looked and smelled wonderful, but it had very little flavor. I added several tablespoons of yellow curry and it was much better.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine lemon juice and grated ginger in a small cup and set aside.
  2. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat and add oil. Saute onion and cook until onion begins to brown (approx. 4 minutes). Add jalapeno and continue cooking until onion is brown all over (4-5 minutes). Add tomatoes, cumin, coriander, tumeric, cardamon, cloves and salt. Stir and cook one minute. Add drained chickpeas and 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook over medium heat for approximately 10 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding additional water if mixture becomes dry.
  3. In a separate pan, combine cauliflower and 1/4 cup water. Cover and cook over medium-high heat, stirring carefully every minute or so until cauliflower is tender (approx. 7 min.). Uncover cauliflower and boil off any excess liquid. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice mixture. Combine cauliflower with chickpea mixture and add in chopped cilantro.
  4. Serve with a green salad and naan bread or as a side dish.

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