Spicy Chickpea Tacos Recipe With Indian Twist

Indianized version of Mexican popular food made with hard shelled tacos that are stuffed in with spicy chickpea filling, some tomatoes, onions and green chillies. You can have this as your mid day snack or for dinner along with delicious quesadilla.

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Spicy Chickpea Tacos Recipe With Indian Twist
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Spicy Chickpea Tacos Recipe is a gluten-free & vegetarian take on the classic Mexican Dish-tacos. This Indianised version is spicy and gives a whole new dimension to the tacos. Make it for your next party and your guests are going to love it. You can adjust the level of spices in the chickpeas as per your taste and it is gonna be a hit amongst everyone.

Serve Spicy Chickpea Tacos Recipe With Indian Twist along with Spicy Mexican Salsa Recipe, and Cottage Cheese Dip Recipe With Pepper and Olives.

If you like this recipe, try more recipes like

  1. Vegetarian Mexican Tacos With Baked Beans, Roasted Peppers and Salad
  2. Tacozza - Tacos with Refried Beans and Oregano
  3. Sweet Potato & Lentil Tacos Recipe With Cranberries

Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Gluten Free
Equipments Used: Glass Mixing Bowl
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 Hard taco shells
  • 1 Tomato , finely chopped
  • 2 Onions , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • For Filling:
  • 1 Cup Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) , soaked Overnight
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 tablespoon Chana Masala Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Salt , to taste
  • Cooking oil , to cook

How to make Spicy Chickpea Tacos Recipe With Indian Twist

  1. To begin making Spicy Chickpea Tacos Recipe, boil the soaked chickpeas in a pressure cooker with 1 cup of water for 8 whistles until chickpeas are cooked.

  2. Turn off the flame and allow the pressure to release naturally.  Open the pressure cooker and then drain the excess water. Set the chickpeas aside. 

  3. Heat oil in a kadai on medium flame and add half of the chopped onions into it. Cook for a few minutes and then add ginger garlic paste. Keep cooking on low heat.

  4. Once the onion is soft, add the dry spices - red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder. 

  5. Next add salt and boiled chickpeas into the pan and give it a good stir. Now add chana masala and keep cooking for 5-7 minutes or till the chickpea is dry and coated with spices. Turn off the heat.

  6. To assemble the tacos

  7. You can either use store bought tacos or make them at home by following The Homemade Hard Taco Shells Recipe

  8. Heat up the taco shells in the microwave and fill them up with spicy chickpeas and garnish them with chopped onions, tomatoes and cilantro.

  9. Serve Spicy Chickpea Tacos Recipe With Indian Twist along with Spicy Mexican Salsa Recipe, and Cottage Cheese Dip Recipe With Pepper and Olives.

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