Lilve Ki Sabzi Recipe (Green Chickpea Curry)

Pooja Thakur
Lilve Ki Sabzi Recipe (Green Chickpea Curry)
3130 ratings.

People from Rajasthan make different types of dishes using green chickpeas but Lilve Ki Sabzi is quite popular in almost all the households which is usually served with chapatis.

Serve Lilve Ki Sabzi with hot steamed rice and rotis for a weekend meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rajasthani recipes as well,

  1. Rabodi Ki Sabzi
  2. Pitor Ki Sabzi
  3. Panchmel Dal


Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

60 M


3 Servings


  • Oil , as required
  • 1 cup Fresh green chickpeas
  • 1 Potato (Aloo) , cubed
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 1 Black cardamom (Badi Elaichi)
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Onion , paste
  • 2 tablespoons Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • Salt , as required
  • Water , as required
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped

How to make Lilve Ki Sabzi Recipe (Green Chickpea Curry)

  1. To begin making the Lilve Ki Sabzi recipe, firstly heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan and add bay leaf, cloves and elaichi.

  2. Saute them for about 15 seconds and add the finely chopped onions. Cook them till they turns soft and translucent.

  3. Add the cubed potatoes and cook for another 5 minutes or until they become soft.

  4. Next, add in the ginger garlic paste and onion paste. Cook it for 2 to 3 minutes and then add all the masalas including red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder.

  5. Cook it for 2 minutes. Next add curd and the required salt. When the gravy starts leaving the oil from the sides, add the green chickpeas.

  6. After 5 minutes, add the required water, mix properly and cover the lid.

  7. Let it cook till the gravy thickens and the green chickpeas are cooked.

  8. Once it is done, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

  9. Serve Lilve Ki Sabzi with hot steamed rice and rotis for a weekend meal.