Green Chickpeas are an excellent source of folate (vitamin B9) as well vitamins A & C. They also contain a good amount of protein, iron, magnesium, potassium, and calcium.
- Approx 100 gms of dry chickpea per serving per person.
- 1 teaspoon each of cumin and coriander seeds.
- A little turmeric powder.
- Chopped Mint leaves, medium onion and green chilies.
Soak the chickpeas overnight. They put them in a colander and wash under running water. Wash them really well. Rub them with you fingers and be absolutely certain that there is no dirt of grit stuck on them.
In a pressure cooker add the chickpeas, cumin, coriander, salt and enough water to cover them all. On high heat till first whistle and then let it simmer for no more than 10 mins.
When pressure has dissipated open and cook on high heat till all the water has dried up. Just a minute before taking off the stove add the onion, green chilies and mint leaves.
Mix well and enjoy a very yummy and super healthy dish.