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Garbanzo with Spice

This Indian way of cooking beans is delicious, provided that they are not overcooked. The dish is perfect with Indian bread and is equally nice with rice.


Serves (4 to 5)


As necessary             Ghee


Ingredients (A)

80 grams                    Onion (chopped)


Ingredients (B)

1 teaspoon                  Ginger (paste)

2 teaspoons                Garlic (paste)


Ingredients (C)

2 tablespoons             Fish Curry Powder

teaspoon                 Garam Masala

As necessary              Water (mix with the curry powder above)


Ingredients (D)

4 pieces                       Tomatoes (cube)


Ingredients (E)

1 can                           Garbanzo Beans (canned)

2 pieces                      Green Chillies (sliced)

1 tablespoon               Tomato Sauce

2 tablespoons             Thick Coconut Milk  (if necessary)

1 cube                         Vegetable Stock

As necessary              Salt

1 teaspoon                  Sugar


Ingredients (F)

3 sprigs                      Coriander leaves (chopped)

20 grams                    Red Capsicum (cube)

20 grams                    Green Capsicum (cube)   



1. Heat the ghee in a cooking pot.

2. Then add in Ingredients (A), and fry till golden brown.

3. Then add in Ingredients (B), after few seconds then add in the Ingredients (C), then reduce the flame and fry it till fragrant and oily.

4. Add in the Ingredients (D), and simmer it well till the tomatoes become soft.

5. Add in the Ingredients (E), and stir it well, until it becomes dry.Increase the flame if its necessary.

6. Add in water and salt if its necessary.

7. Finish it off, Ingredients (F).


* Fish curry powder is a mixture of spices only. It is called fish curry powder because it is mostly used in fish and seafood dishes. But it contains no trace of seafood.



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Garbanzo with Spice.