- 300 g chickpeas, washed and drained
- 1 medium onions, finely chopped
- 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 200 g tinned tomatoes, finely chopped
- 2 tsp. ginger, finely chopped
- 0.5 tsp turmeric powder
- 2 tsp. ground coriander
- 0.5 tsp garam masala
- 0.5 tsp green chilli, chopped
- 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 250 ml boiling water
- 1 tsp. amchoor powder, (powder of green unripe mangoes)
- Salt to taste
- Put the vegetable oil in a large pan on a medium heat.
- Add your onions, stirring every minute or so until they are brown.
- Fry for around five minutes until the mixture becomes a rich golden color.
- Add the garlic and ginger and stir.
- Add the tomatoes, chilli, turmeric, coriander powder, amchoor powder and salt and cook for around 5 minutes.
- Add the washed, drained chick peas and boiling water.
- Mix and cover.
- Serve with freshly chopped coriander.
- Chickpeas are an Indian staple and would be an excellent addition to anyone’s diet.
- Chickpeas have been studied in relation to blood sugar control.
- One research study found that it took just one week of consuming chickpeas to see a significant improvement in blood sugar control and insulin secretion.
Total Fat 2 gm
Saturated Fat 0.5 gm
Carbohydrates 35 gm
Fibre 8.5 gm
Protein 4 gm