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Tava Chana ( Indian Spicy Garbanzo Beans)

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“A recipe from Tarla Dalal. I have tweaked the original recipe to suite my taste and cooking style Dried fenugreek leaves ( kasuri methi),Chaat masala and tandoori masala are available from Indian grocery stores. You could substitute the tandoori masala with Garam masala. You could omit the chaat masala. Although the kasuri methi does add a distinct flavor, it can be omitted. The”

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  1. Heat the oil on a tava and fry the onion until light brown.
  2. Add the ginger and garlic pastes and fry for a few seconds.
  3. Add the tomato, green chillies, turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder,cuminseed powder, chaat masala, tandoori masala and fenugreek leaves and cook.
  4. Cook for 2 minutes. While cooking, sprinkle a little water if necessary.
  5. Add the garbanzo beans and salt and cook for a few minutes.
  6. Sprinkle cilantro leaves on top.
  7. Serve with Indian bread.

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