Indian Chickpeas Recipe

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1/8 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons channa masala spice mix
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • salt to taste
  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the garlic, onion, and ginger, and cook until browned. Stir in the garam masala, channa masala spice, tomato, water, and garbanzos; season to taste with salt. Bring to a simmer, the reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until garbanzos are very soft, about 20 minutes.