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CWS chickpeas roundup

Thanks everyone for supporting this CWS event and thanks to Priya too for letting me host this event. I have enclosed every entries that has been sent in my inbox, if for any reason some entries are left out, do let me know, I will update it soon. Enjoy the delicious roundup with so many varied chickpeas dishes.

1)Gayathri Kumar from Gayathri’s Cook Spot :
a) Palak Kofta Curry
b) Chole Paneer Chaat

2) Aparna from Square Meals : Falafel

3) Rajitha from Telugu Foodies : Chickpeas/Garbanzo beans pulao

4) Mythreyi from Yum! Yum! Yum! : Hummus (Homemade)

5) Sidra Amjed  from My Passion for Cooking :Sweet and Sour Chickpeas (Khatti Meethi Chaat)

6) Deepika from  My life & Spice : Chana Masala

7) Sonali from Only Fish Recipes : Fish Upma

fish upma

8 ) Kalyani from Sizzling Tastebuds : Baked Potato Chickpea soup  :

9) Harini from Tamalapaku : Kabuli Chana Fry ~ Garbanzo Beans Fry

10) Nisha from Nishaskitchen:

a)Chickpeas Pulao

b)Chickpeas Bajji

11) Anusha Praveen from tomatoblues : subz pulao

12)Saraniya palaniswamy from saraniyapt

a) channa dhal cutlet

b) brinjal n channa gravy

13) Raji from Vegetarian Tastebuds: Sweet Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas

14)    Archana from The Mad Scientist’s Kitchen: Kadli/Harbara Chat

15) Nupur from UK Rasoi : Chhole Masala

16) Harini Shrinivas from Sugar ‘n’ Spice : Bread Channa

Channa Masala

Chickpeas couscous


 17) Rasya Srinath from rascookbook : Chickpea Green Soup

18) Surbhi from Simmer and spice : chickpeas and yogurt raita

19)Priya from Priya’s Easy N Tasty Recipes :

a) Chickpeas & Spinach Masal Vada

b) Bottlegourd,Chickpeas & Sesame Rice

c) Steamed Chickpeas & Methi Dumplings Kurma

d) Broccoli & Chickpeas Clear Soup

e) Bottlegourd & Chickpeas in Yogurt Gravy

f) Paneer & Chickpeas Pulao :

20) Chandrani Banerjee from Cuisine Delights : Chickpeas Curry Kerala Style /2012/01/chickpeas-currykerala-style.html

21) Princy from Spicyfoods: Chickpea pasta salad

22) Swetha from: Our Cherished World : White Chickpea Sundal

23) Hema from Aromatic Cooking Chana Thakkali :

24) Sravani  from Srav’s Culinary Concepts :

25) From our own saffronstreaks kitchen for Chickpea event – we present

Moroccon spiced chickpea soup and Hummus in different flavours

chickpea soup bell pepper hummus


26) Mariyam Siddiqa has e mailed us this yummy and healthy Manglorean recipe


This is a popular mangalorean dish. This is served with rice gruel.

Recipe: Kadle podicurry or Chickpea curry in Manglorean style

Summary: This is a popular Manglorean dish .


  • 1 cup kabuli chana , soaked overnight
  • 1/4 small onion, sliced
  • 1/4 small tomato
  • salt to taste
  • for paste:
  • 2 cups dry red chilli ( byadgi) , washed and soaked in luke warm water for an hour
  • 2 whole walnut sized tamarind
  • 1 big whole head garlic
  • turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • 2-3 tsp salt (this preserves the paste)
  • 1 tbsp saunf
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • Grind all these together to a fine paste adding enough chilli soaked water. keep referigerated in airtight container. Can prepare many recipes using this paste .
  • for seasoning:
  • oil 1 tbsp
  • mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • couple of cloves garlic, bruised
  • hing a pinch
  • curry leaves , few


  1. To a cooker add drained chana, onion , tomato, salt and enough water to cook.
  2. And pressure cook till softens nicely , this may take about 1 whistle and 30 mins in sim.
  3. Then add 1-2tbsp (to taste) above paste and boil for sometime till it starts to thicken.
  4. Heat oil add garlic, mustard after it splutters add hing and curry leaves and pour on above and cover immediately keep aside for 5 mins to trap the flavours.
  5. Serve it with rice gruel or chapathi or pathr ( mangalorean rice roti) , etc.

Culinary tradition: Indian (Southern)


Thank you so much Mariyam for sharing these lovely recipe.


  • Reply
    February 6, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    Great round-up. Bookmarking this post.

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    February 7, 2012 at 4:27 am

    Good to see so many new avatars of chickpeas..wonderful round up !

  • Reply
    February 7, 2012 at 5:45 am

    Some recipes are totally new for me 🙂

  • Reply
    February 7, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    Excellent round up consisting of chikpeas. Wonderful post.

    Hamaree Rasoi

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    Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal
    February 7, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    wow, that is a complete platter with umpteen number of choices. enjoying all pics, now will go check the recipes 🙂

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    February 9, 2012 at 5:08 am

    Lovely roundup..

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