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Chickpea Stir fry

Updated: Feb 20

Chole with puris a favourite, but today wanted something different and light . A simple stir fry of chickpeas and green capsicum that can be had just by itself .


250 gms chickpeas (kabuli Channa)

2 green capsicum thinly sliced

1 tbsp dry pasta mix

1/4 cup coriander leaves finely chopped

1 bay leaf

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp butter

4 onions sliced

8 cloves of garlic ( if garlic cloves are big in size 6)

4 or 5 green chillies finely chopped

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1/4 tsp pepper powder

1/2 tsp lime juice


Soak the chickpeas previous night or for 5 to 6 hours.Then next morning or after 5 hours drain out the water. Pressure cook the chickpeas with just enough water and salt to your liking.

Pressure cook on high then low for 20 to 25 mins . Heat up a pan add olive oil and butter. Add in one bay leaf .Then add the sliced cloves of garlic and saute lightly brown. Next add the sliced onions and finely chopped green chillies saute till onions turn translucent .

Add the dry pasta mix, turmeric powder, pepper powder. Mix in the chickpeas and the thinly sliced capsicum. Add salt to your liking. Lastly add in the finely chopped coriander leaves and lime juice.

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