Chole (Curried Garbanzos)

Recipe by Anu_N
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 14
YIELD: 7 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash one teaspoon of the cooked chickpeas.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
  • When heated, add the chopped green chilies and ginger, stir.
  • Remove the skillet from the flame and add the red chili powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder.
  • Stir, and return the skillet to the flame.
  • Add the diced potatoes and saute for about 8 minutes or until the potatoes turn golden brown.
  • Now add the cooked chickpeas and salt.
  • Saute for a minute, and then add the 1 teaspoon of mashed chickpeas, and mango powder or tamarind pulp.
  • Add 1 cup water and bring to a vigourous boil.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and sprinkle with the ground spices.
  • Serve hot with baturas (deep fried Indian bread), or rotis (common Indian flatbread), or nan (thick Indian bread).
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