Love food? Looking for something tasty and simple to make? Try making the Indian chickpea soup by parveen. The step-by-step procedure provided is perfect for 3. Just follow the detailed guidance given by parveen to make the Indian chickpea soup and create this exotic and nutritious dish. Your family and friends will love the taste of this Indian chickpea soup and don’t be surprised if they ask you for more of the Indian chickpea soup because no one can have this yummy Indian chickpea soup only once. The tastes and flavours of the Indian chickpea soup are second to none and this makes the Indian chickpea soup even more exotic and authentic. The Indian chickpea soup is one of the few dishes that has survived the test of time and it is still made in the same way it used to be made earlier. The ingredients required to make this delicious Indian chickpea soup are easily available everywhere, so take out your aprons and get cooking!
Ingredients (240 ml cup used)
½cupof Chickpeas / chana / chole
Salt as needed
Water as needed
¼ to ½tsp.dry ginger powder (½ tsp grated fresh ginger)
½ to 1tsp.chopped fresh mint or kasuri methi / dried fenugreek
Lemon juice as needed or ½ tsp. amchur powder/ dry mango powder
¼ to ½tsp.pepper powder
How to make the recipe
Wash and soak chick peas for about 8 to 10 hours.
Cook chickpeas till soft or for 2 to 3 whistles with 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker. Once the pressure comes down, set aside to cool.
Blend this to a smooth puree with additional water to bring it to the desired consistency.
Pour this back in the pan, bring it to a boil till it bubbles up, and add the rest of the ingredients. Adjust water as needed to bring it to the desired consistency: thick or thin.
Garnish chickpea soup with fresh mint leaves and pepper if you like the flavors. You can serve warm with croutons or cutlets too. You can even serve it with low fat cream for an added taste.