I am back with another lovely recipe Mushroom and Chickpeas Curry with the goodness of Indian spices cooked in Coconut milk.It is rich ,creamy and finger licking good.Mushroom and chickpeas make an amazing combo. Some Benefits of Incorporating Coconut Milk in your diet :
1.Improves Heart Health by Lowering Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
2.Builds Muscle and Helps Lose Fat
3.Improves Digestion and Relieves Constipation
4.Prevents Joint Inflammation and Arthritis
6.Helps Loose Fat
My contribution for pour 86th #Foodiemonday #Bloghop theme #CoconutMilk is this Mushroom and Chickpeas Curry.
Recipe for Mushroom and Chickpeas Curry:
125 Gms White Mushrooms (Halved)
200 ML Coconut Milk
200 Gms Chickpeas boiled
1 Tsp Jeera /Cumin
2 Red Chillies finely chopped
1 Tsp Ginger Paste
Handfull of Fresh Coriander finely Chopped
1 Tsp Garam Masala
1 /2 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
1/4 Tsp Turmeric / Haldi
1.5 Tsp Curry Powder
Salt to Taste
2 Tbsp Fresh grated Coconut
2 Tbsp Mustard Oil
Pressure Cook Chick peas with tea bag and salt to taste. Allow it to cool. Drain the water and keep it aside. Do not throw the water.Remove the tea bag.
Take 1/2 cup (approx 100 ml) of boiled chickpeas and fresh coconut and make a fine paste without adding water.Keep this mixture aside.
Take a heavy bottom Pan. Add mustard oil.Once the oil is hot add jeera. Once it splutters add the red chillies,ginger paste, chopped coriander (keep aside some to garnish) and mushrooms.Cook on medium flame untill the mushrooms are done. Add haldi,chilli powder,curry powder,garam masala,coconut and chickpeas paste and mix well. Once the oil starts to leave the sides add the boiled chickpeas,coconut milk, boiled chickpeas water and salt to taste if needed. Allow it to simmer on low flame for about 8-10 mins. Once done switch off the flame.
Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with Rotis / Phulkas or piping hot Rice.