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Capsicum flavoured Chickpea Curry

Ingredients;
Chickpeas-1cup,soaked in water overnite
Bell pepper-1,roughly chopped
Onion-1,medum,finely chopped
Ginger-12inch,finely chopped
Garlic-1tbsp,finely chopped
Chilli powder-1tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Cumin powder-1/2tsp
Cinnamon-1inch
Bay leaves-2
Cardamom-2
Whole cumin-1/2tsp
Yogurt-1/2cup
Cloves-2
Oil-2tbsp
Salt as per taste
Water-1 cup

Heat the oil in a pressure cooker.Add in the whole spices and allow to roast for a minute or 2.Add in the sliced onions,capsicum,ginger and garlic.Sprinkle some salt.Cook until the onions brown and capsicum soften.Add in the spice powders and allow to roast for a mnute.Next add in the chickepeas and pour water.Adjust salt and allow to cook for 3 to 4whistles.When the cooker cools open it and allow to cook further until dry.Pour in the thck yogurt and str well.Cook until the oil separates.If  you need a thinner consistency add in some water and allow to boil.
Serve with rotis,appams ,bread or rice!!!!

I served with basmati rice cooked in cardamom flavoured water and mixed with steamed peas,beans and broccoli.


14 comments:

Torviewtoronto said...

flavourful combination

divya said...

lovely clicks,it is so tempting

Vimitha Anand said...

Would be great with rotis. will try soon

Anu Shoj said...

very nice and yummy curry...
Anu's Healthy Kitchen

Uma Ramanujam said...

Look yum Biny. Like the combo. I like your rice too. Looks super good and inviting.

Priya Suresh said...

Beautiful combo, love with some rotis.

Nupur said...

Never tried bell pepper with chickpeas, must have been a good combo... both my fav things in one ;)

Navaneetham Krishnan said...

Perfect combo of flavors and that is so good that is hard to say no.

Nilu A said...

Love chickpeas Biny and this looks delicious :-)

Rita Bose said...

Lovely and delicious! :)
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Jaya M said...

Hi Biny,
how r you? lovely clicks and that makes me crave for some chick pea curry now..hugs

Savitha Ganesan said...

Colourfull looking chickpea curry.love it with rice.

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said...

lovely combo and great side for the pulav.

Rosita Vargas said...

Ahora que nos llegó el invierno es mi plato preferido ...te ha quedado estupendo con curry,abrazos y abrazos.