Vegan Chickpeas And Broccoli Curry Recipe

If you are particular about veganism, then chickpeas and broccoli curry would come as a saviour and sounds delicious. Chickpeas with its numerous health benefits help to manage weight, lowers the total amount of cholesterol in the blood and decreases the risk of heart disease. Broccoli being nutrition powerhouses supply loads of nutrients for little calories. The combination of chickpeas and broccoli supply essential nutrients needed for a person for a day and what’s more interesting is, it is vegan. You can prepare the curry without broccoli the previous night and add broccoli next day.  Oil, Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Cloves (Laung), Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas), Broccoli, Onion, Tomato, Ginger Garlic Paste, Cumin powder (Jeera), Red Chilli powder, Salt, Water, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves   1 tablespoon Oil 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 2 Cloves (Laung) 1 cup Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) 1 cup Broccoli 1 Onion , chopped 1 Tomato , chopped 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder Salt , as required 1 cup Water Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , handful, chopped     30   35     To begin making the Vegan Chickpeas And Broccoli Curry recipe, firstly soak chickpeas in water for about an hour. Pressure cook the chickpeas for about 3 whistles in a cooker.Take 1/4 cup of cooked chickpeas and ground them into a fine paste.In a small kadai/wok, add oil and heat over medium flame. Once the oil is hot, add cinnamon stick and cloves.Add onions and cook until it becomes translucent. Add ginger garlic to the onion and cook until raw smell goes off.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until it becomes mushy. Add chilli powder, cumin powder and salt. Stir them well.Add cooked chickpeas and mashed chickpeas to the pan. Add a cup of water and bring it to boil in high flame.Reduce the flame and cook until the gravy thickens. In a pot, bring water to boil. Add broccoli florets to the boiling water and let it be for two minutes.Drain the water and wash the florets with cold water. Drain the water completely and set aside.Add the blanched broccoli florets to the curry and stir them well. Alternatively, you can fry the broccoli florets in oil and add the fried florets to the curry.Cook for about two minutes, switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve Vegan Chickpeas And Broccoli Curry wrapped inside the tortillas or enjoy with plain white steamed rice.