Indian Chickpeas Recipe

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Indian Chickpeas
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  1. Soak chickpeas overnight then rinse and cook in water till tender.
  2. Drain and keep the cooking liquid.
  3. Heat oil in frying pan and cook onion until golden.
  4. Add cinnamon and cloves and cook for a few seconds.
  5. Add garlic, ginger, chili pepper, and coriander and cook 5 minutes stirring.
  6. Add tomatoes with juice and cook till all liquid is absorbed.
  7. Add the chickpeas to pan, mix, and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Pour in the cooking liquid from the chickpeas and simmer for 25 minutes or until all the liquid is gone.
  9. Sprinkle with garam massala and cilantro.
  10. Can be served hot or cold.
  11. Time to make does not include soaking the chickpeas overnight.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 181.78 Kcal (761 kJ)
Calories from fat 76.06 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.45g 13%
Sodium 77.56mg 3%
Potassium 430.23mg 9%
Total Carbs 20.86g 7%
Sugars 6.07g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4.3g 17%
Protein 6.65g 13%
Vitamin C 35.6mg 59%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Calcium 40.8mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 123.07 Kcal (515 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.72g 13%
Sodium 52.51mg 3%
Potassium 291.29mg 9%
Total Carbs 14.12g 7%
Sugars 4.11g 24%
Dietary Fiber 2.91g 17%
Protein 4.5g 13%
Vitamin C 24.1mg 59%
Iron 1.3mg 10%
Calcium 27.6mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.5
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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