Free Recipe Curried Whole Chick Peas (Chole) 2

Recipe Type: E Recipes

Recipe Preparation: boil

Cooking Ingredients for Curried Whole Chick Peas (Chole) 2 Recipe

1 1/4 c Chick peas
1 ts Minced green chili
5 1/2 c Water
1 ts Turmeric
1 ea Bay leaf 1
1/2 ts Hungarian paprika
5 tb Ghee
1 tb Coriander
1 ea 2 cinnamon stick
1/2 ts Cayenne
6 ea Black peppercorns
1/8 ts Asafetida
1/2 ts Black cardamom seeds
1 ea Large tomato, diced
8 ea Whole cloves
1 ts Salt
1 tb Whole cumin seeds
3 tb Lemon juice
1 tb Grated ginger
3 tb Coarsely chopped coriander

Curried Whole Chick Peas (Chole) 2 Preparation

Rinse the chick peas & soak them. Drain well. Add the chick peas to the water with the bay leaf & a small amount of ghee. Bring to a boil & simmer for 1 hour. Drain & reserve the liquid. Using a mortar & pestle, grind the cinnamon stick, peppercorns, cardamom, cloves & cumin seeds. Heat 3 tb ghee in a skillet. When hot, stir in the ginger root, chilies & fry till browned. Remove from heat & sprinkle in the turmeric, paprika, coriander, cayenne & asafetida. Return to heat & add diced tomato. Stir fry for 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in salt, chick peas, 1/2 cup of reserved cooking water & lemon juice. Simmer till the liquid has appreciably thickened. Sprinkle with the crushed spices & serve. Yamuna Devi, The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking

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Recipe Serves: 6

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