Black Chickpeas – 250 gms
Tomatoes – 4-5
Ginger – 1 small piece
Green Chillies – 3-4
Red Chili Powder – 1 tbsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
Garam masala powder – 1 tbsp
Gram Flour (Besan) – 2-3 tbsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tbsp
Ghee/Oil – 4-5 tbsp
Salt to tastea
Coriander leaves – 1 bunch finely chopped
Soak the black Chickpeas in water for 6-8 hours.
In a pressure cooker add water and once hot add the soaked Chickpeas (discard the water it was soaked in) and cook for 6-7 whistles.
In a mixie add the tomatoes, ginger and green chillies and grind them into a fine paste.
In a kadai heat oil and once hot add Cumin seeds and saute for a couple of minutes.
Now add the gram flour and saute for a minute.
Now add the tomato paste, red chilli powder, Coriander powder and garam masala powder and mix well. Let this cook for a few minutes till the raw smell goes.
Now add the cooked Chickpeas and salt and mix well.
Let this simmer for 5-6 minutes Now add the Coriander leaves and mix well.
Yummy Black Chickpeas Curry is now ready!!!