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.
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.
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- 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
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.
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.
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.
Once the onion is soft, add the dry spices - red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder.
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.
To assemble the tacos
You can either use store bought tacos or make them at home by following The Homemade Hard Taco Shells Recipe
Heat up the taco shells in the microwave and fill them up with spicy chickpeas and garnish them with chopped onions, tomatoes and cilantro.
I am from northern India and currently living in New Delhi India.I came to Delhi in 2007 and started living alone since 2009.That was year which embarked my cooking journey.Tired of eating out, I started my food experiments.. some of which were a hit and some were an utter disaster. I feel food brings friends and family together..brings back memories .. it is love made visible..