Instant Pot White Chickpeas

It is a mouth-watering dish full of nutrition and has flavoursome aroma. It originates from India but is cooked all over the world.

Instant Pot White Chickpeas
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: peppercorns, White Chickpeas
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 38 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 1 cup white chickpeas washed and soaked
  • 2 cups water for cooking
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 green chili chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves
  • cilantro to garnish
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp chole masala
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • Add oil, ginger, garlic, green chili, onions and whole spices in the inner pot of Instant pot. Select “Sauté”.
  • After 3 minutes, add tomato paste and all spices except dry mango powder.
  • Now, add in chickpeas and water and press the “Cancel” button.
  • Close the lid and press the “Manual” button.
  • Cook for about 35 minutes on HIGH pressure and release the pressure naturally through the steam vent.
  • Open the lid and dish out the chickpeas.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve. 
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