Chickpeas Kuzhambu

Chickpeas Kuzhambu | Kadalai Kuzhambu | Konda Kadalai Kuzhambu | KondaKadalai Kuzhambu

Ingredients:

  • Chickpeas/garbanzo beans ~ one 15 oz can
  • Tomato, chopped into chunks  ~ 1
  • Onion, slit lengthwise ~ 1/2
  • Salt ~ to taste
  • Mustard seeds ~ 1 tsp.
  • Oil ~ 1 Tbsp.
  • Water ~ 1½ to 2 cups

To blend:

  • Onion ~ 1/2
  • Coconut ~ 2 Tbsp.
  • Sambhar powder ~ to taste
  • Coriander powder ~ 2 tsp.
  • Pottukadalai/Roasted gram ~ 2 Tbsp.

Steps:

  • Blend all the ingredients under the “To Blend” list into a course paste with some water.
  • In a pan add the oil and splutter the mustard seeds.
  • Add the onion and saute for a couple of minutes. Now add in the tomato chunks and salt and saute until the tomato turns mushy.
  • Mix in the chickpeas, blended paste and water, and let it all come to a boil.
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Ingredients:

  • Chickpeas/Garbanzo beans ~ 1 small can
  • Garlic ~ 4 pods
  • Olive oil ~ 1 Tbsp.
  • Lemon juice ~ 2 Tbsp.
  • Salt, Red chili flakes ~ to taste
  • Water ~ a couple of Tbsp.

Steps:

  • Rinse the chickpeas well under running water until clean.
  • Blend together the rinsed chickpeas with the rest of the ingredients until very smooth and well blended. Add water accordingly while blending (shouldn’t take more than a couple of Tbsp.), until the desired consistency is reached.

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