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Chickpea Curry Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 - 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root finely chopped
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 30 ounces garbanzo beans 2 - 15 oz cans, drained
  • cups chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • cooked basmati rice to serve with

Instructions

  • Heat a large frying pan until hot. Add the oil, and heat until it shimmers. Saute the onions until tender.
  • Stir in garlic, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, salt (to taste), cayenne and turmeric. Cook for one minute over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Add drained chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and stock and heat through. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Stir in the cilantro right before serving.
  • Serve over hot basmati rice.