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Saturday, 17 August 2013

CURRIED COMFORT:CHICKPEA STEW...GHUGNI :)

indian-chickpeas-curry
                                    
We all relax into some form of comfort food to be at ease,happy & at times when we feel nostalgic.The soul soothing dish varies from home to home but the joy,ease,exhilaration it brings about after one bite,sip or munch, far better with its aroma when it gets cooked is common to all. There are many dishes which were a part of growing up and others which we have adopted for quick and easy food and have stuck to its simplicity.Both are comforting.
For us,this stew is what we have loved devouring as a child and it makes to the table at least once a week till date. The enticing aroma which wafts in the air not only makes our sweet memories alive but also makes us smile cause it is so comforting while this gets made.
So,whether or not it is your comfort food,you can always enjoy this delicious stew as a scrumptiously easy treat....who knows? It may suddenly become your new "comforting bowl"... J


Serves : Makes a curry to serve 4 people.

Ingredients required :
                                          Indian chickpeas after soaking
                                          boiled till tender but holding shape
                                          staple ingredients used for a curried comfort   

1.5 cups Indian chickpeas (kala chana) soaked in water for 6-7 hours and cooked till tender but holding shape (if this kind of chickpeas is not ready at hand then scroll down to Blogger's Keyboard section for yummy variations/ we pressure cooked them with sufficient water for 1 whistle in high & 3 whistles in medium)

1 medium sized onion peeled, cleaned & roughly chopped

1 inch piece ginger peeled and quartered

5 thick cloves of garlic peeled and slightly  crushed

1 inch stick whole cinnamon

2 small bay leaves/1 large bay leaf

1.5 tablespoon refined oil

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/3 teaspoon red chili powder

2 table spoons tomato puree

1 teaspoon curry powder

1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder

1/4 teaspoon  roasted cumin powder

Process :

Puree the onion, ginger and garlic into a smooth paste adding ½ spoon of water. Set aside.
                                          ready for pureeing...
                                          perfectly smooth for a rich curry
                                              
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add cinnamon, bay leaves and stir to release their aroma into the oil.
                                          spices fried till they release their aroma
                                          added pre-made puree to skillet    
                                           sizzling in oil as it cooks 

 Add the prepared onion-ginger-garlic puree and with the back of a ladle stir in a clockwise direction to cook the paste. This method not only aids uniform cooking but also prevents burning. After a minute add turmeric powder and stir to mix.
                                          added turmeric...golden hue
Turn heat to high and pour the remaining ½ tablespoon oil. Now add the tomato puree and stir cook the same way till well blended and the raw smell disappears (about a minute or two).
                                          added tomato puree for some tang
Turn heat to medium and keep stirring clockwise cooking the paste till much of the moisture evaporates.
                                          as it cooks,excess moisture evaporates... 
Finally, add the curry, garam masala,chilli and cumin powders and stir clockwise till flavors blend well. 
                                           spice powders...add magic to curries
Simmer heat and stir vigorously till the paste starts to turn brown but does not burn. 

                                          well browned but not burnt...

Now add cooked chickpeas along with the stock(it makes the stew all the more flavorful) and stir to mix. Turn heat to high and let it come to a boil.

                                          added chickpeas.stock and stirred


                                          mixture starts boiling 

Season with salt,cover and cook in medium-low till flavors blend well(about 15 minutes).

                                          seasoned,covered and simmering

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                                           ready to eat!
Turn off heat. Serve warm with steamy white rice/rustic bread/roti/paratha/puris or even kachoris....just like other stews,if this one is left for some hours before serving it tastes even better...
ghugni-with-chana
                                                        scrumptiously comforting                

A From The Blogger’s Keyboard
ü  Instead of these brown chickpeas you can opt for using dried yellow/green peas or even garbanzo beans…in all ways it tastes yummy.
ü  Soak cleaned peas in water for 6-7 hours, strain and rinse…then cook it in fresh water.
ü  Cook the peas till soft but not deformed. We like it really tender so use a pressure cooker to make it quick and fuss free.
ü  We use the stock of the cooked peas as it is rich in nutrients and adds a lot of flavor to the stew. You may use plain water instead if needed.
ü  The amount of heat while cooking the spice paste is very crucial…it helps cook making moisture evaporate and blend flavors well without burning it. The pictures will make all of us do it right.
ü  As mentioned, this stew gets yummier after some hours. So, leftovers if any are always welcome.
ü  We have added salt only during the last stage as we restrain from consuming too much…but you can add a pinch while cooking the chickpeas too…J

Have A Bowlful Of Comfort & Happy Cooking!!! J


   Try out Mini Cheese Kachoris with this stew for a scrumptious feast...
   





132 comments:

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    1. Hi Sharon,thank you for your lovely comment,yes it looks so bright...makes us happy every time we make and devour it...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  2. the flavors in this sound so rich and delicious!

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    1. Hi Joanne,thank you so much for your sweet comments,they mean a lot to us,yes this is really delicious and looks rich without much fat going in to make it...try this out sometime,it is a quick and delicious stew...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  3. This recipe has simplicity amongst its ingredients. Yet you need to follow the right steps to make it so good! Your step by step recipe is very helpful. Beautiful!

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    1. Welcome to our blog Daniela,glad you liked this stew...we are so happy you liked the step wise pics...yes they help making this easy stew even more easy..
      thank you...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  4. I love chickpeas - this sounds great :)

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    1. Hi Rachel,oh we love chickpeas and as a matter of fact all beans and peas a lot,yes this is a real delicious stew and has lots of flavor,try this out some time, we are sure you will be happy with the results...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  5. I wish my family enjoy eating chickpeas as much as I do, so that I can make more dishes with them. I'm slowly working on them though. Curried chickpea stew sounds delicious!

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    1. Hi Nami,oh we wish too...chickpeas are so good for health and we like them in all forms,try this curried stew some time....it may become a favorite at home,thanks for your lovely comments...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  6. I love the use of chickpeas. I'm always looking for a new and interesting dish and this looks amazing! Delicious!

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    1. Welcome to our blog Serena,oh we love chickpeas too...so happy you liked this stew...we assure this will work really well when you make it,thanks for your lovely comments...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  7. This looks so good, I love any an all chickpeas. Heck, I like virtually every dried pulse and legume I've ever had! This is a particularly nice preparation. Good stuff - thanks.

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    1. Hi John,thank you so much for your inspiring comments...yes,how true about all kinds of dried legumes and pulses,we love them in all forms too :-)
      do try this stew out sometime,we are sure you will like it,you are welcome...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  8. We love brown chickpeas. Yummy stew! I like sprouting it also.

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    1. Hi Kiran, wow! you like these brown chickpeas too,they add so much flavor and yes the sprouts with some freshly made Indian salsa cruda makes for a scrumptious salad,thanks for your lovely comments...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  9. What a delicious and comforting dish! Sounds wonderful!

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    1. Hi Jennifer,thanks for your inspiring comments,oh try this yummy comforting stew some time,you will get hooked to its taste...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  10. Lovely curried chickpea stew. There is something about a nice bowl of this dish with all the spices that is really comforting. Fall is on its way and a perfect way to enjoy the cooler seasons. Take Care, BAM

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    1. Hi Bam,oh how true about this comforting spicy stew...it is perfect for fall,winter and any cold day...makes it warm with its colors and flavors,thank you so much for your lovely comments,they mean a lot to us...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  11. sounds like a yummy flavor!

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    1. Hi Cquek,thanks for your sweet comments...HAPPY COOKING & HAPPY BLOGGING!!! :-)

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  12. I don't believe I missed this!
    I love chickpeas and your version sounds incredible! Love the spice combination! so yum!
    Shashi @ http://runninsrilankan.com

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    1. Hi Sashi, oh try this stew once and you wont miss chickpeas anymore...thank you so much for your sweet comments,they mean a lot to us...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  13. Looks delicious, nice recipe too..

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    1. Hi Sushma, thanks so much for your lovely comments,try this stew out sometime..
      HAPPY COOKING AND HAPPY BLOGGING!!! :-)

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  14. I love chickpeas and finding new ways to use them!!

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    1. Hi Ashley, oh we love chickpeas too...try this stew out sometime,we are sure you will love it...thanks for your sweet comments...
      HAPPY COOKING & HAVE FUN!!! :-)

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  15. Couldn't agree more with you my friends there are certain foods and aromas that wake up long gone memories and are truly comfort foods.
    This stew looks so good, and the spices and textures are very well combined, great recipe!

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    1. Hi Daniela,yes how true about sweet food memories...and we feel they are so much treasured..thank you so much for your inspiring comments...try this stew out sometime,we assure you will love it...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  16. Sounds delicious :D
    Have a wonderful week!

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    1. Hi Juliana,oh this stew is real yummm...we are sure you will like its flavors too,thanks so much for your lovely comments...HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  17. I just adore chick peas and your spiced stew looks so comforting! Love that you add cinnamon and the step-by-steps are so helpful. I must make this very soon. Thanks ever so much for sharing, Kumar! Have a fabulous week! :)

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    1. Hi Stacy,thanks so much for your comments,they mean a lot to us...oh this chickpea stew is very very comforting and sure try it out soon....it will especially suit the fall weather...you are welcome...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEK TOO!!! :-)

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  18. Beautiful and flavorful! I love a dish that brings back childhood memories!

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    1. Hi Liz,yes we share the same love for all childhood comfort foods,they are so close to everyone's heart...this stew is worth trying,thanks so much for your inspiring comments...HAVE A GREAT DAY & LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  19. This is comfort food. Looks fab!

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    1. Hi Asmita,yes this dish is so comforting,thanks for your lovely comments...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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    1. Hi Anne,oh doesn't it look delicious...please try it out sometime...we are sure you would love having this stew...thanks for your sweet comments...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  21. This is what comfort food is all about! Warm and delicious. I love that this is such a versatile dish...can be accompanied by any kind of bread or rice!

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    1. Hi Sonali,how true about this comfort stew...warm and delicious indeed,oh yes this goes well with almost all savory breads and rice too,thanks so much for your lovely comments...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  22. Looks so delicious and yummy.....
    http://remyasbaking.blogspot.com/2013/08/coffee-cream-cake.html

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    1. Hi Remya,thanks for your lovely comments,oh this stew is a winner when it comes to spicy home cooked comfort dish...hope you try it out soon...
      HAVE FUN!!! :-)

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    1. Hi Sreevalli,thanks for your sweet comments,glad you liked this stew...
      HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  24. such an inviting dish!it just makes me hungry! :)

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    1. Hi Amila,thanks so much for your sweet comments....oh we are glad you liked this chickpea stew so much,it makes us hungry too whenever it gets made :-)
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  25. This is one comforting, family dish! Love it!

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    1. Hi Katerina,oh thanks so much for your lovely comments,they mean a lot to us...
      how true,this stew is a real comfort food for the family...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  26. Mmmmmmm I love curried chickpeas...and I bet they go well with some good lemon rice!

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    1. Hi Rika,oh you are so true about curried chickpeas and lemon pilaf,they will indeed make a heavenly good combination...glad you loved this stew and thanks for your lovely comments...HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  27. Looks fragrant and delicious, great meal.

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    1. Hi Natalie,thanks so much for your inspiring comments...yes this stew is very fragrant and makes for a delicious meal with some side,give this a try,we assure you will be pleased with the results...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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    1. Hi Denise,we are glad you liked this comforting stew,thanks for your comments..
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  29. This actually sounds like something my brother in Ghana would enjoy. I have never had curry, but one of these days I will be brave and try it! :)

    Thanks for stopping by Natural and Free earlier and leaving a comment, too. :)

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    1. Hi Julie,thank you so much for your inspiring comments...please try a curry out and inaugurate it with this recipe,we assure you it will be a success...both you and your brother will love this curried stew,you are welcome...
      HAVE LOTS OF FUN & HAPPY CURRY!!! :-)

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  30. I love chana masala! It really is comfort food. Yours look particularly wonderful!

    Nazneen

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    1. Hi Nazneen,wow! you love chana masala too,isn't it a delicious comfort food...
      thank you so much for your kind comments,they mean a lot to us..,
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  31. I love chickpea stew - the spices are so aromatic.

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  32. Hi Jeanette,thank you so much for your inspiring comments,oh we are glad you love chickpeas stew too,yes this is so pleasantly aromatic with the spices going in to make it,try this out sometime,we are sure you will love this stew too...
    HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  33. Its comforting, its delicious and top notch with the spicy flavors.

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  34. Hi Navaneetham,oh thanks so much for your lovely comments,they mean a lot to us...do give this curry a try and we bet it is going to be your favorite spicy comfort-in-a-bowl...HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  35. My husband would describe this dish as his comfort food. His mother would make it but since I am not into cickpeas I never dared to try it yet. Thanks for inspiring me Kumar! =)

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    1. Hi Helene,thanks so much for your inspiring comments,we treasure them...please try this yummy curry out,we are sure you will smile with success,once you try this out you will love the ease that making curries give....yes,they are easy and once you know how to make them,you will always be making them,addictive good(we have first hand experience)....HAVE A BRIGHT CURRY LIFE AND LOTS OF FUN!!! & CONGRATULATIONS !!! :-)

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  36. Love chickpeas! This is so flavoursome and moreish.

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    1. Hi Angie,oh we are glad you love chickpeas too,thanks for your kind comments,they mean a lot to us,try this flavor rich stew and you are assured to go for second helpings...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  37. Delicious and flavourful recipe.

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    1. Hi Hemalata,thanks for your sweet comments,yes this stew is really flavor rich,try this out sometime,we are sure you will be happy with the results...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  38. This dish looks a lot like magic in a bowl :D
    Yum!

    Cheers
    CCU

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    1. Hi Guru,thanks so much for your lovely comments,we treasure them...please do try this dish out sometime,it will make eating magically pleasurable...
      HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  39. Scrumptious! I am addicted to chickpeas...

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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    1. Hi Rosa,it is such a pleasure to know you are addicted to chickpeas too...they are really addictive and in this dish it is just irresistible...thanks for your kind comments...HAVE A RELAXED AND WONDERFUL TIME!!! :-)

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  40. Chickpea curry are so good! I could have them almost anytime of the day!! Love how flavourful your curry looks!

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    1. Welcome to our blog Sammie,thanks so much for your lovely comments,it is wonderful to know you are addicted to chickpeas curry just like we are...please try this out sometime for a delicious stew...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  41. Thats a lovely and easy recipe...wonderful

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    1. Hi Sushmita,thanks so much for your lovely comments,oh this is such a comforting stew and you are right it is quite easy to prepare too...thanks,
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  42. What a terrific recipe, I always learn so much when I come for a visit here - I have never tasted Chichpea Stew but the way you describe this and by looking at all your wonderful pictures, I imagine this must be utterly delicious - I love all the "warm" and comforting spices that you used and the care with which you describe your recipes, amazing! I will have to take the time and prepare this for my family soon!
    Thanks for posting the recipe - hope you are having a wonderful Sunday!

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    1. Andrea,we heart your lovely comments,they always are so inspiring,glad you loved this chickpea stew so much,we assure this is going to be a family favorite once you make it,we learn a lot from your lovely food blog too,thanks so much for your lovely comments...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY & LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  43. I love comfort food like this! It looks wonderful :D

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    1. Welcome to our blog Lorraine,we are so happy you liked this comforting stew,please try this out sometime for a warm bowl of comfort...Thanks for your sweet comments,HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  44. That's wonderful...very well done....I love chickpeas curry....

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    1. Hi Niru,thanks for your inspiring comments,great to know you like chickpeas curry too...HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  45. We have only just started eating chickpeas whole and I am going to try this recipe soon :)

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  46. Hi Tandy,we are so happy you will try this yummy stew out,it is guaranteed to be a pleasant bowl of comfort food,let us know how you liked it,thanks so much for your lovely comments...HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  47. I love chick peas but normally just make hummus with them - this is a lovely alternative

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    1. Hi Caked Crusader,welcome to our blog and thanks for your sweet comments,try this version of chickpea stew,it will surely become your new go to comfort curry,we love hummus and pita chips too...HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  48. There is nothing like comfort food to make us feel truly at home.

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    1. Hi Beth,yes you are so true about comfort food,it is always cherished in everybody's memories,try this stew out sometime...it may become one of the family favorite recipe,thanks for your sweet comments...HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  49. This dish sure does looks comforting and delicious although i have never tried curried chickpeas. It reminds me of a childhood snack that i used to enjoy which is boiled chickpeas seasoned with some salt, mustard seeds and curry leaves, thank you for stirring up the memories :)

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    1. Welcome to our blog Lite Home Bake,thanks so much for your lovely comments...we had that same snack you did as a child just with some chopped onion and cilantro and it was addictive...do try this curried version of chickpeas,we guarantee you will love the results,you are welcome...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  50. This looks wonderful!! Blessings, Catherine

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    1. Welcome to our blog Catherine,we are so happy you liked this chickpea stew,thank you for your lovely comments ...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  51. How gorgeous! I love the depth of spice and flavor here, Kumar. You have some really lovely recipes on your blog!!!

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    1. Welcome to our blog Angela,thank you so much for your lovely comments,they are very inspiring,yes this chickpea stew is very flavorful with all the spices going in...try it out for a bowlful of comforting curry,thanks again...
      HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  52. This is a wonderful recipe. I make ghughni with dried peas.

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  53. Welcome to our blog Balvinder,thanks for your sweet comments,yummm ghugni with dried peas tastes fabulous too...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  54. Looks like a delicious way of cooking chick peas! All those spices add a special flavour.

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    1. Hi Mich,we are so glad you loved this spicy stew,yes it is bursting with delicious flavors,thanks for your kind words...HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  55. These curried chickpeas would make me very happy :) I think they are also very addictive. I could eat them by the spoonfuls!

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    1. Hi Phong Hong,thanks so much for your kind words,they are always very inspiring,we are glad to know you would love a bowlful of this comfort curry,thanks again...HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  56. I love this with black chana.. Nice pictorial.

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    1. Hi Shobha,thanks a lot for your sweet comments,oh this version with kala chana is really very delicious,glad you liked the pictorial,thanks...HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  57. I love the spice combinations!! This is just lovely ;)

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    1. Hi Zainab,thanks for your lovely comments,we are so happy you liked this spicy treat...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  58. Delicious ghugni looks yummy comfort.

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    1. Hi Swathi,thank you for your sweet comments,yes how true about the spicy comforting ghugni,it is certainly our go-to comfort food...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  59. Looks delicious and loving the step by step photos! By the way how much stock do you add? I couldn't see it in the recipe.

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    1. Welcome to our blog Fern,so happy you liked the step by step pics,we add enough water to just cover the soaked chickpeas inside the pressure cooker and then use the whole stock to make the dish...You can use about 3 cups of stock and are free to increase or decrease it a bit according to your preference...do try this stew out sometime for a spicy curry,thanks...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  60. Sounds delicious. This will be great with fresh roti.

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    1. Welcome to our blog Zoe,thanks for your inspiring comments,yes indeed this spicy stew will partner well with fresh soft roti,let us know how you liked it...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  61. That does look lovely and comforting! I love chickpeas. Might have to make this tonight as I am not well :(

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    1. Hi Cass,we will be more than happy if you make this comforting stew at home,please take care and get well really soon,thanks for your lovely comments,we treasure them...GET WELL SOON & HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! :-)

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  62. Hi Kumar, I think this chickpea stew looks delicious! I do love eating fried chickpeas too!

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    1. Welcome to our blog Jeannie,thanks so much for your lovely comments,yummy we love eating fried chickpeas seasoned with some spices...try this stew out too,you will love the spicy flavors of it...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  63. My gosh.. this would definitely count as a comfort dish in my home! The flavors look wonderful and I really love your photos as well!! They look magical:) xx

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    1. Welcome to our blog Smidge,we are so glad this stew will be a comfort dish at your home,we assure it will be a hit curry...thanks a lot for your inspiring comments,we treasure them...let us know how you liked this yummy stew..thanks again,HAVE A GREAT DAY & LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  64. This looks SO good!! I LOVE all the spices!

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    1. Welcome to our blog Brittany,we are very happy you loved this spicy flavorful treat,thanks a lot for your kind words...HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  65. I adore simple dishes like this,very comforting. I like kala channa a tad bit more than garbanzo..my grandma used to make this version and I loved it.

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    1. Hi Asha,yes how comforting it is to have something deliciously simple which forms a part of our cherished memories,there is so much to savor in every spoonful one takes in...we certainly prefer kala chana over garbanzo beans for this stew too...HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!! :-)

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  66. This looks like a lovely dish. Thanks for sharing!

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  67. Welcome to our blog Lily,thank you so much for your kind,inspiring words...we will be very very happy when you have this stew with delight...HAVE A BEAUTIFUL DAY!!!:-)

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  68. Hello Rakesh and Swakriti! I love your blog - and this recipe is just so comforting. Is there a way to subscribe to receive notifications by email? I am not in Google+ and don't want to miss a recipe! ~ David

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  69. Hi David,thank you so much,first you made us remember to add a subscription form into the blog,now it is right below the comment section after each post.... second,thanks for such kind words,they are very inspiring,glad you liked this chickpea stew so much...it will be a pleasure when you devour this comforting curry with delight,thanks again...HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! :-)

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    1. Thank you so much for adding the subscription form! I think I have told you how much I love Indian food - and am so excited to make you recipes! Have a great day, too! ~ David

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    2. David,it is our pleasure and we are so excited to share Indian recipes with you...we will be more than delighted when you try them out...it is wonderful,you love Indian food so much...we are humbled by your sweet,inspiring comments,thanks...HAVE LOTS OF FUN & A BEAUTIFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  70. this has so many aromatic spices in it, my mouth waters just thinking about it! great chickpea dish. :)

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    1. Grace,yes you are so right....the aroma which wafts in air while this curry cooks is so fragrant and tempting...makeS our mouth water too...thanks so much for your sweet comments...we will be very happy when you have a bowlful of this comfort...HAVE A BEAUTIFUL DAY!!! :-)

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  71. With aromatics like this, no wonder it's comfort food. Looks delicious!

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  72. Welcome to our blog Ashley,oh glad you liked this aromatic,spicy stew...oh yes it is utterly comforting...thanks so much for your sweet,inspiring comments...we will be very happy when you have a bowlful of this comfort food with a smile...HAVE A BEAUTIFUL DAY!!! :-)

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