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  • Writer's pictureRosy Pereira

Chickpeas in Coconut Curry/Goan Chana Ros

A mildly spiced Goan preparation of chickpeas in roasted ground coconut with garam masala.I have not used any whole spices here as I used the garam masala which serves very handy.The dish goes well with chapatis/rotis/parathas/ poori /rice and is very quick to make.


👉2 cans/tins of chickpeas

👉handful fresh coriander leaves

👉2 medium sliced onions

👉1 large sliced tomato

👉few Curry leaves

👉1 large diced potato

👉2 tbsp of Tamrind pulp

In a frying pan dry roast

👉11/2 cup grated/ desicated coconut

👉1 medium sliced onion

👉2 cloves of garlic

👉1“chopped ginger

👉1 tbsp Garam masala

👉In a pan roast the above ingredients which says pan roast for some time till it leaves nice aroma, remove it in a plate and let it cool down.

👉Take a blender and grind to paste with little water the above pan roasted ingredients when done set it aside.

👉Take a wide pot on a high heat add in 3 tbsp oil when hot add in curry leaves and 2 medium sliced onions saute for a minute add in the ground paste to it sauté for 2 mins make the flame medium and add in potatoes, salt and sliced tomato mix it all up together.

👉Now add in tin chickpeas with the tin water mix it all up well, cover it and let it cook for 5 mins on low heat.when starts to simmer add in the Tamarind pulp stir it up and last before turning off the heat add in handful of chopped coriander leaves.

👉chickpeas curry is ready to serve,you can have it bread chapatis,rotis,rice or puris

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