One Pot Chickpea And Brinjal Curry Recipe
A one pot dish that is made by stewing chickpeas, brinjal and raw mango with coconut milk. Easy to make and delicious to eat, this curry can be served with Steamed Rice.
One Pot Chickpea and Brinjal Curry Recipe is a flavorful dish that has just everything in one curry. The curry consist of chickpeas, brinjals, lightly ripened raw mango that are stewed in rich coconut milk along with whole spice like star anise, cinnamon and cardamom.
The lemon grass that adds extra flavor to the curry when stewed along with the vegetables gives a Thai touch to the dish.
If you are looking for more Chickpea Curry Recipes, here are some for your Indian Lunch or Dinner:
- 1 cup Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) , soaked and boiled
- 2 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) , cut into wedges
- 1 Mango (Raw) , cut into wedges
- 1 Onion , sliced
- 3 cloves Garlic , chopped
- 1 Star anise
- 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1 teaspoon Sugar
- 1 cup Coconut milk
- Salt , to taste
How to make One Pot Chickpea And Brinjal Curry Recipe
To begin making the One Pot Chickpea and Brinjal Curry Recipe, keep the chickpeas and other ingredients ready to prepare the curry.
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan or kadhai. Add all the whole spices like star anise, cinnamon stick, cardamom and pepper corns. Saute for it about 10 seconds.
After 10 seconds, add in the sliced onions, chopped garlic into the kadai and saute it for about 2 minutes. Add in the brinjal and stir fry for about 5 minutes.
Add the required salt, water, cover it with the lid and cook for another 5 minutes till the brinjal softens.
Add cooked chickpeas and spice powders including red chilli powder, black pepper powder and turmeric powder. After a minute, add in the coconut milk, 1/2 cup water and simmer and cook for about 3 minutes.
Add salt, sugar and stir well. Check for seasoning and remove from heat and serve.