Vij’s Black Chickpea Curry
Serves 4 – 5 Medium

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  • Black Chickpeas : 1 cup, dried
  • Cooking Oil : 4-6 tablespoons
  • Vij’s Garam Masala : 1 tablespoon
  • Onion : 2 medium, chopped
  • Tomato : 1 large, finely chopped
  • Garlic : 2 tablespoon, finely chopped
  • Cilantro: ½ cup, chopped

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How to Cook

  • Wash and drain chickpeas. Place chickpeas and the 3 cups of water in a bowl and soak overnight, or atleast for 6 hours.
  • Drain chickpeas and place in a large pot with salt and 9 cups of water. Simmer until chickpeas are cooked.
  • In a separate pot, heat oil on medium for 1 minute. Add cumin seeds and sizzle for 30 seconds. Add onions and sauté for 8 minutes then add garlic. Stir in tomatoes.
  • Add Vij’s Garam Masala, fenugreek and salt. Reduce the heat and cook the masala. Add boiled chickpeas and their water to the masala. Simmer for 10-15 minutes. Ladle curry into individual bowls. Serve immediately.