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Aloo Channa Tarkari (Potato and Garbanzo Beans in a Curry)

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“This is a classic breakfast item, best served with puris or parathas. It can also be served as a side dish.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. heat oil and add cumin, fennel, fenugreek, mustard seeds - stir fry 1-2 mins till fragnant and crackling.
  2. add cubed potatoes and garbanzo beans and 2 - 2 1/2 cups of water and salt.
  3. add a drop or two of food color, crushed black pepper, crushed red chillies and turmeric.
  4. cover and let the potatoes and garbanzo cook about 10 mins or until the curry seems to thicken a little.
  5. with the back of a spoon, mash some of the potatoes and beans, add a little more water and let cook another 10 - 15 mins till the curry has thickened.
  6. mix in lemon juice, stir well.
  7. pour into serving dish, garnish with mint leaves and serve.

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