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Spicy Chickpea Chat

  • ACTIVE: 20 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 20 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 4 cups
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

On the streets of Bombay, this snack is made fresh and served in leaf cups.

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  1. 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  2. 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  3. 2/3 cup chopped cilantro
  4. 1 small sweet onion, finely diced
  5. 2 jalapeños, seeded and minced
  6. 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  7. One 19-ounce can chickpeas—drained, rinsed and patted dry
  8. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. In a large bowl, mix the yogurt with the tomatoes, cilantro, onion, jalapeños and turmeric. Stir in the chickpeas, season with salt and pepper and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve chilled or at room temperature.