Monday, January 31, 2011

Chickpeas with Coconut

Dried Chickpeas - 1/2 cup
Turmeric - a pinch
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
Nigella Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves - 5
Chopped Green Chillies / Red Pepper Flakes / Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Olive Oil - 1 tbsp
Chaat Masala - 1/4 tsp (optional)

Soak the chickpeas overnight. Drain and add fresh water, salt and a pinch of turmeric and cook in the cooker till done.

Heat oil in a pan. Add nigella seeds and curry leaves. Add the chickpeas, coconut and chillies.

Adjust salt and saute till all the liquid is absorbed.

Sprinkle chaat masala on top and serve hot or at room temperature.

1 comment:

aipi said...

Surely delicious! A healthy treat…

US Masala