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Spicy Chicpeas
From: Farida - London , UK

Traditional Pakistani dish eaten with naan bread or crusty bread.serves 2 time 10 min.

  • 1 chickpea tin (400 gms)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 4 medium tomatoes chopped or 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 green hot chilli
  • Half a cup green corriander chopped
  • few mint leaves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground corriander
  • Half teaspoon garam masala
  • Half teaspoon turmeic
  • 2 teaspoon curry powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or any other oil.

Heat oil in a wide bottomed pan or a wok. When heated put all the ingredients together. Stir for two minutes to mix thoroughly. Cover the pan/wok. Simmer on very low heat till ten min.

Serve with naan or pitta bread along with salad - easy isn't it.

If you want to eat it with pasta or rice then add 2 cups of water when simmering. Water must be boiling hot when added.