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Creamy ‘nutty’ chickpea curry

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Chickpeas are one of the tastiest beans and also one of the most versatile protein. It can be used in a variety of ways. Channa or Chole as they are called in India, is a very homey dish and consumed in a myriad of preparations in every Indian household. 

Today’s chickpea curry is totally unique and has a creamy curry without adding any unnecessary fats. So what is the secret sauce – PEANUT BUTTER 🤪 and dreamy almond milk! 

With cooked chickpeas this dish will take under 15 minutes to bring together and enjoy! All of 4 steps to do and you will have the creamiest and unique chickpea curry. The flavor in this dish is simply amazing, try it out to experience! 

Make a simple paste of 4 aromatics – red chillies, garlic, ginger and peanuts

Saute onion and tomatoes first

Add the paste, peanut butter and almond milk. Bring to a soft boil. 

Add chickpeas and cooked diced potatoes (optional). Put a lid on and let it simmer for 5 minutes. THATS ALL! 

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Creamy ‘nutty’ chickpea curry

Today’s chickpea curry is totally unique and has a creamy curry without adding any unnecessary fats. So what is the secret sauce – PEANUT BUTTER 🤪 and dreamy almond milk! 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup Peanut Butter smooth Nut-free option – use Sunflower seed butter
  • 1 cup Almond milk
  • 2 cups Chickpeas cooked
  • 2 Potatoes diced cooked
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala powder optional
  • Chopped Cilantro leaves garnish

Aromatics – to grind to a paste –

  • 5 Dried Red chillies
  • 4 pods Garlic
  • 2 inch piece Ginger
  • 2 tbsps Peanut

Instructions

  • Start a large skillet, add some oil
  • Add the onions and garlic and fry for 2 mins
  • Add the aromatic paste, peanut butter and almond milk
  • Add the cooked chickpeas and potatoes; salt to taste
  • Slap a lid and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Sprinkle garam masala and fresh chopped coriander (cilantro) leaves on top and serve with roti or rice! 
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