Chickpeas Masala

Chickpeas Masala

One of the easiest recipes to make when are busy & tired. Want something spicy to enjoy then do give a try to this recipe and I am sure you will be bowled over by the recipe.


Chickpeas – 1 can

Ginger garlic paste – ½ tbsp

Red onion – 1 small or ½ medium sized one – finely chopped

Tomato – 1 roughly chopped

Green chillies – 1 depending on your spice level

Fresh coriander leaves chopped -1 to 2 tbsp

Coriander powder – ½ tsp

Garam Masala – ½ tsp

Red chilli powder -1/4 tsp

Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp

Fresh curry leaves – 1 sprig or if using dry curry leaves – 4 to 5

Sunflower oil – 2 tbsp


1. Add oil in a saucepan and when it’s hot add onions, green chillies and curry leaves

and fry until the onions are soft.

2. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute and then add tomatoes. Fry for 2 minutes

and add chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder, garam masala and salt.

3. Mix really well and simmer till oil starts separating again. Now add chickpeas and

keep a lid on the saucepan and cook for 6 to 7 minutes on very low heat.

4. Once the chickpeas are soft, fully cooked and oil starts separating, mash chickpeas

gently and switch off and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with Naans, Pitta

breads or white rice.

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