Chickpeas In Thick Gravy


Chickpeas In Thick Gravy

Chickpeas with other ingredients - Chickpeas in Thick Gravy
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people


  • 450 g Chickpeas soaked over night
  • 1 tbsp Ground almonds roasted
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup Coconut grated and roasted
  • 1/2 cup Ricotta cheese grated
  • 1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger finely chopped
  • 3 nos Cardamom Elakka
  • 1 no Bay leaf Karuga ela
  • 2 nos Dried red chillies flaked
  • 2 springs Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • Oil As reqd
  • Salt As reqd


  • For preparing chickpeas in thick gravy, take a bowl and mix in roasted grated coconut, cheese, coriander powder, chilly powder, salt and coconut milk. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the chickpeas, cardamom and bay leaf. Saute for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Pour in the coconut mixture and mix well.
  • Add the dry red chillies and coriander leaves. Allow the chickpeas to pressure cook until done.
  • Chickpeas in thick gravy is ready. Serve hot with bread, chapathi etc.
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