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Spiced Chickpeas in Sauce - Chana Masala

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Category: Indian, Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Dried chickpeas (kabuli
  • Chana)
  • 1 ds Oil or Pam
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • 1 ts Turmeric
  • 1 pn Asafetida
  • 1/2 To 1 teaspoon red pepper
  • 1 Salt to taste
  • 1 tb +_2_teaspoons shredded
  • Ginger
  • 1 Green chili, minced
  • 1 sm Tomato, chopped
  • 3 tb Lemon or lime juice
  • 2 tb Cilantro


Wash the chickpeas, and soak overnight. Drain. [Spray pam in a heated
non-stick saucepan.] Add cumin, turmeric, asafetida, red pepper and salt.
Stir until cumin seeds crackle. Add chickpeas and cover with water by two
inches. Add 1 T. ginger, the chili, and the tomato. Bring to a boil.
Cover and simmer for 1-1/2 - 2 hours or until the chickpeas are tender.
Remove from the heat and sprinkle with lemon juice, remaining ginger and

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