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Instant Pot Easiest Chickpeas- Kadala Curry | Dump & Go Recipe

Easiest & tastiest chick peas curry cooked in the Instant Pot…

In the Instant Pot, dump & go recipes are the easiest to cook. All we have to do is add all the ingredients to the pot & pressure cook.

For making this chickpeas curry, I just dumped everything into the pot & pressure cooked for 25 minutes. Delicious chickpeas curry made effortlessly.

Instant Pot Easiest Chickpeas- Kadala Curry | Dump & Go Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
  • Dried bay leaves- 2
  • Onions, chopped- 2
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Tomato paste- 3 tbsp
  • Chickpeas- 3 cups, soaked in water
  • Kashmiri chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ⅛ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
  • Chaat masala- 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt- 1½ tsp
  • Water- 2 cups
  • Cilantro, chopped- ¼ cup
  1. I've soaked the chickpeas in water overnight, or soak them for a few hours.
  2. To the stainless steel pot, add all the ingredients except cilantro.
  3. Combine everything well.
  4. If you don't have tomato paste, add 2 chopped tomatoes instead.
  5. If you don't have chaat masala, you can skip adding that.
  6. Close the pot with the lid.
  7. Select the pressure cook setting, set the time to 25 minutes at high pressure.
  8. After pressure cooking, let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes & then do a quick pressure release.
  9. Open the lid & add cilantro; combine well.
  10. Seve the curry in a bowl, enjoy with chapati, puttu, appam, etc.




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