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Chicken With Garbanzo Beans (Chicken Cholay)

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“This is an everyday chicken recipe that's pretty easy to put together.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil.
  2. Fry onion till brown.
  3. Add ginger, garlic, black pepper, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric and nigella seeds (mixed with a little water to make a paste).
  4. Stir fry 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes and stir fry till tomatoes are soft.
  6. Add drumsticks, fry 1-2 minutes.
  7. Add red chili powder and salt and mix well. Let chicken cook in its own water for a few mins or add 1/2 - 1 cup water and the garbanzo beans, mix well.
  8. Cover and let cook till chicken and beans soft and oil rises to the surface.
  9. (NOTE: if using canned beans, it won't take very long for this curry to cook).
  10. Toss in whole green chillies, cover and turn off heat.
  11. Serve in 5 minutes.
  12. Yum!
  13. Serve with a simple salad.

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