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                              INDIAN CHICKPEAS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
  250       g            Chickpeas (1 c)
    2       tb           Vegetable oil
    1                    Onion chopped
    2                    Cm cinnamon stick
    4                    Cloves
    2                    Garlic cloves, squashed
    2                    Cm fresh ginger, chopped
    1                    Green chili pepper,
                         -finely chopped
    2       ts           Ground coriander
      3/4   c            Chopped tomatoes (can)
    1       t            Garam massala
    1       tb           Cilantro, chopped
 
   Soak chickpeas overnight, rince, cook in water until
   tender. Drain, KEEP THE COOKING LIQUID!
   
   In a frying pan heat the oil, fry oinon until golden.
   Add cinnamon and cloves, cook a few seconds. Add
   garlic, ginger, chili pepper, ground coriander and
   cook 5 minutes, stirring. Add tomatoes, with the juice
   and cook until all liquid has evaporated.
   
   Add the chickpeas to the pan, mixe well, cook 5
   minutes. Pour the cooking liquid of the chickpeas and
   simmer for 25 minutes, until all the liquid is gone.
   
   Sprinkle with the garam massala and cilantro.
   
   Can be served hot or cold.
  
 
 
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