Hina’s World: Recipe: Spicy Chick Peas (Cholay)


Chick-Peas Curry


1-2 cans of chick peas, drained

1 tsp salt

1 tsp red chili powder

1/2 tsp garlic ginger paste

1/4 tsp tumeric

1/4 tsp cumin powder

1/4 tsp coriander powder

1/8 tsp cinnamon powder.

1 onion, diced

1 tomato chopped

1-2 green chilies, cut

some fresh cilantro.

2 Tbsp oil

3 Tbsp tomato sauce

1 Tbsp tamarind


1.  In a large pot, add oil, on medium heat, add onions, and green chilies, and tomatoes, and stir until onions are starting to brown.

2.  Add rest of spices, and tomato sauce, add the chick peas and cook on medium-low heat.

3.  Add cilantro on top, and if you want you can cook some cubed potatoes ahead of time and add this to it.  You can add tamarind to this at this point, and even lemon juice…just 1 Tbsp of it.