Spiced chickpeas in sauce - chana masala

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Dried chickpeas (kabuli
\N \N Chana)
1 dash Oil or Pam
1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
1 teaspoon Turmeric
1 pinch Asafetida
½ \N To 1 teaspoon red pepper
1 each Salt to taste
1 tablespoon +_2_teaspoons shredded
\N \N Ginger
1 \N Green chili, minced
1 small Tomato, chopped
3 tablespoons Lemon or lime juice
2 tablespoons Cilantro

Wash the chickpeas, and soak overnight. Drain. [Spray pam in a heated non-stick saucepan.] Add cumin, turmeric, asafetida, red pepper and salt. Stir until cumin seeds crackle. Add chickpeas and cover with water by two inches. Add 1 T. ginger, the chili, and the tomato.

Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 1-½ - 2 hours or until the chickpeas are tender. Remove from the heat and sprinkle with lemon juice, remaining ginger and cilantro.

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From the recipe files of Sue Smith, SueSmith9@.... Formatted using 1⅘á

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