Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Chickpea Curry

Mum’s Chickpea Curry

Preparation time: 10mins

Total cooking time: 40 mins

Serves 4. 

1 tablsp. Ghee or oil

2 onions, sliced

4 cloves garlic, crushed

1 teasp. chilli powder

1 teasp. salt

1 teasp. ground turmeric

1 teasp. paprika

1 tablsp. ground coriander

1 tablsp. ground cumin

880g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

440 g (14oz) can chopped tomatoes

1 teasp. garam masala

Let's Cook:
  1. Heat the ghee or oil in a pan.
  2. Add the onion and garlic. Cook, stirring until the onion is soft.
  3. Add the chilli powder, salt, turmeric, paprika, cumin and coriander. Cook, stirring, for 2-3 mins.
  4. Stir in the chickpeas and tomato. Simmer,  covered, over low heat for 20 mins, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in the garam masala. Simmer, covered,for a further 10mins. Serve as part of an Indian meal with paratha.

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