Black Chick peas in coconut gravy.

This is a delicious healthy gravy with black chick peas.

For this gravy you need

2 cups of chickpeas
2 onions
2 tomatoes
1 tsp. of ginger- garlic paste
Handful of coriander and mint leaves
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder

For seasoning

1 tsp. of aniseed
1 bay leaf
1" cinnamon stick

For grinding

2 tbsp. of grated coconut
3 green chillies
5 nos. of cashewnuts

Grind them to a smooth paste adding little water.

Soak the chick peas overnight .

In a cooker, cook them with a pinch of salt. Allow it for 3 - 4 whistles.

Heat oil in a pan, Add all the seasoning ingredients, sauté for a min.

Add the coriander and mint leaves, sauté for a min.

Add the onions, saute them until they turn translucent.

Add the tomatoes, along with turmeric powder, saute them until the tomatoes get cooked well.

Now add the cooked chick peas mix them well,add the paste adding little water , allow it to cook for 10 mins in  medium flame.( adjust water according to your consistency).

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Healthy delicious black chickpeas gravy is ready to serve......

Serve it hot with Chapathi's...

Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)


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