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Deconstructed Samosas with Chickpea Curry

  • Preparation 30 MIN
    Cooking 25 MIN
  • Servings 4
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Store-bought samosas are what make this recipe for samosa chaat—a popular Indian street food—absolutely easy to put together and fit for weeknight dinner!

Ingredients

Chickpea Curry

Garnish

Preparation

Chickpea Curry

  1. In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, cook the onion in the oil until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the ginger and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the spices and tomatoes. Cook for 1 minute while stirring. Add the chickpeas and water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. With a potato masher, mash 1/3 of the chickpeas to thicken the mixture. Let cool for 5 minutes.

Assembly

  1. Place the samosa halves on plates and top with the chickpea curry. Garnish with the tomato, cucumber, onion, cilantro and chutney, then add a dollop of yogurt.

Note

Samosas are small, triangle-shaped Indian fritters that are stuffed with vegetables or meat and deep-fried. They are available fresh or frozen in some grocery stores or South-Asian specialty shops. Since their size can vary, feel free to double or triple the quantity of samosas in this recipe.

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