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Chickpea Stew

Darpan News Desk Darpan, 19 May, 2023 02:00 PM
  • Chickpea Stew

Soak overnight (6hrs will also work) and cook until you are able to press through fork. Cooking under pressure will be faster but the traditional cooking in water will also work.


For base gravy

Diced yellow onion – 2ea

Cumin seeds – 3tbs 

Chopped chili – 1ea

Ginger and garlic chop or puree - less than quarter cup

Diced fresh tomato – 8ea

Chop cilantro – half cup

Coriander powder – 2tbs

Chili power – 1tbs

Cumin powder – 2tbs

Turmeric powder – 3 tbs

Dry fenugreek leaves – quarter cup

Salt – 3tbs

Vegetable oil – less than quarter cup


In a pan heat oil and add cumin (let the cumin crackle but not burn)

Add – onion, chili and ginger –garlic. Let is sauté for good 5 to 10 minutes 

Add diced tomato and add all the remaining ingredients

Cook for good 15 to 20 minutes and you should see tomato mashed and able to smell the stew

Add cooked bean and simmer for 5-10 minutes and you can add some chop cilantro as garnish and ready to eat.Can be eaten with bread, rice, quinoa, porridge