Curried Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans)

Course : Curry
Serves: 1
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1 cup dried chickpeas
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small onion -- finely chopped
1 piece ginger root -- (1 inch), grated
2 cloves garlic -- crushed
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon chile powder
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Preparation / Directions:

Rinse garbonzo beans, put them in a bowl, cover with water and soak overnight. Drain beans, add 2 cups cold water and salt. Boil ten minutes. Reduce heat, simmer partially covered one hour. In a separate pan, heat oil, add onion; cook about 8 minutes, until soft and golden brown. Add ginger root, garlic, turmeric, cumin, Garam Masala and chile powder. Cook one minute. Stir in beans and their cooking water and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 20 minutes, until beans are very tender but still whole. Serve hot, sprinkled with chopped cilantro.

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