Masala-Spiced Chickpeas

Total Time
30mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
20 mins

From "Oprah" magazine, March 2007.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. To make masala, mix spices until blended and set aside.
  2. Heat oil over med-high heat. Add onions and saute until light brown, 8-10minutes. Add masala; stir 1 minute or until spices are fragrant.
  3. Stir in chickpeaks, pepper, salt and 1 T. water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 7 minutes or until the first few chickpeas begin to split. It it becomes dry, add some water. Only add 1 T. at a time. It should be moist but not saucy.
  4. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice and garnish with cilantro.
  5. This would be so great scooped up in poori.
Most Helpful

5 5

Nice and simple, great with rice! It has a very good flavor. Thanks for sharing! ZWT8

5 5

I just wanted to add my 5 stars to this delicious recipe!
Spice it up a little more if you like, but it's perfect the way it's written. It's my go-to side dish when asked to friends house for pot-luck dinners. You'll never any left overs with this one. Enjoy!

5 5

I loved this. I cheated a bit and used premixed Garam Masala since there's a huge jar of it in the cupboard. The rest of the recipe was prepared exactly as written. Thanks for posting this delicious veggie main course. Made for Photo Tag.