Garbanzo Beans Chutney / Spread

Chutney is one of the popular side dishes for dosa, idli, and other south Indian breakfasts. Here is a healthy food that tastes good! It is an excellent spread for Sandwiches, Wraps and Burritos. It is a good recipe that can go into your kid’s lunch box without guilt :) This is a Gluten Free recipe!
Chickpeas/garbanzo beans are a great source of zinc, folate and protein. These are high in fiber, low in fat and most of this is polyunsaturated.
Garbanzo beans contains more than 60% of insoluble fiber and can reduce the risk of colon cancer.
Helps in blood sugar regulation due to slowing down the digestion process.
Helps in lowering blood cholesterol levels.


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  1. wash and soak the garbanzo beans over night and then pressure cook the soaked beans with 1/2 tsp salt and 1 cup water. Turn off the heat after 4 to 6 whistles on medium high heat,
  2. Toast the sesame seeds and keep it ready.
  3. Grind cooked beans, salt, green chillies, almonds, tamarind and sesame seeds by adding cup water.
  4. Transfer the chutney into a bowl and top it with a seasoning (seasoning is optional)
  1. Heat the ladle on medium high heat, add oil let it heat for few seconds.
  2. Then add cumin seeds, then add channa dal and urad dal fry it till it turns golden brown color. Turn off the heat, then add hing and curry leaves.
  3. Add this seasoning prepared chutney and mix them well and serve
  4. Garbanzo Chutney is a versatile dish and can be used as a dip to dosa/ idli/chapati. Also, this Chickpeas chutney can be used as a spread for burgers, wraps and sandwiches. Tastes very good as a dip for fresh vegetables.