Spicy chick peas is a simple dish which has cooked with common spices but the taste and aroma increase your appetite..

Spicy chickpeas @DELIGHTSUM
Spicy chickpeas @DELIGHTSUM

It goes well with paratha and pickles.


INSTRUCTIONS (PREPARING RECIPE STEP BY STEP WITH PHOTOS..)

Soak chick peas whole night.Discard water.In a pressure cooker add 2 cups of water,chick peas,some salt and potli bag.Cook on medium flame for 15 to 20 minutes till get 4 to 5 whistle or chick peas get soft.

Then off the gas,discard the potli bag.

STEP 2

Here potli is a small muslin cloth bag which has small pieces of dried amla,tea leaves(1/2 tsp),some cloves inside it.It will give nice colour and aroma to the gravy.

If you dont have amla then skip it,can only use tea leaves.

STEP 3

Transfer boiled chickpeas along with water into a bowl.

In a pan heat 2tsp oil,add chopped onions,garlic,ginger,cloves and fry fr 5 to 6 minutes.Then off the gas and allow to cool.Transfer them into a blender and make a smooth and fine paste.

STEP 4

In the same pan add again 2 tsp oil,add turmeric,chili powder on lower flame.Now add prepared paste and fry them.

Add coriander powder,garam masala into it.Fry until nice aroma comes out.

STEP 5

Add boiled chick peas along with water.Cook on medium flame.While cooking tap on peas lightly with a spoon or spatula,it will allow peas to soak the gravy masala.

cook for 5 minutes till gravy gets a nice consistency. Garnish with onion rings and shredded ginger before serving on table.

DIRECTIONS( recipe in detail..)

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