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  1. Recipe

Chickpeas with Gravy

4 servings

Source: Recipe by Suruchi Mishra

Low in fat, high in fiber, and full of flavor, this dish is sure to satisfy both your appetite and taste buds. Pair with a garden salad.

About the Recipe

177 Calories · 9 g Protein · 9 g Fiber
Gluten-free · Nut-free

Chickpeas are packed with cholesterol-lowering fiber.


Makes 4 Servings

  • precooked chickpeas (2 cups)
  • onions, chopped (1 cup)
  • garlic (2 cloves)
  • tomato puree (1 cup)
  • turmeric powder (2 tsp.)
  • cayenne (1 tsp.)
  • coriander powder (2 tsp.)
  • cinnamon powder (2 tsp.)
  • garam masala (2 tsp.)
  • water (2 1/2 cups)
  • salt (to taste)


  1. Steam-fry the onions and garlic and put it in a hot pan on medium heat.

  2. Add all the spices except garam masala and tomato puree. Stir for 5 minutes.

  3. Add precooked chickpeas, garam masala, salt, and water. Stir, mashing some chickpeas in gravy and cover with lid. Let it cook for 20 minutes on medium-low heat until all flavors blend.

  4. Serve with rice or roti.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving
Calories: 177
Fat: 3 g
     Saturated Fat: 0.3 g
     Calories from Fat: 12%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrates: 32 g
Sugar: 8 g
Fiber: 9 g
Sodium: 179 mg
Calcium: 85 mg
Iron: 4 mg
Vitamin C: 11 mg
Beta-Carotene: 315 mcg
Vitamin E: 2 mg

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