Garbanzos Masal From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. It works well as a side dish.
In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium-high heat, combine onion, chilies, ginger, and oil; stir often until onion is lightly browned, 6 to 8 minutes.
Add 1/4 cup chopped cilantro, curry powder, garam masala, and sugar; stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in garbanzos and all but 1/2 cup of the tomatoes, then add 1/2 cup water. Boil over medium-high heat, stirring often, until tomatoes have disintegrated and most of the liquid has boiled away, about 8 minutes.
Remove from heat, stir in 1 cup yogurt, and season to taste with salt.
Pour into a bowl; top with remaining chopped cilantro, chopped tomatoes, and more yogurt to taste.
Recommended wine: Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Riesling
Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, and Riesling are my top picks for Asian. The best wine for Asian food depends on the cuisine and dish - of course - but these acidic whites pair with a number of traditional meals, spicy or not. You could try Indaba Chenin Blanc. Reviewers quite like it with a 4 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 12 dollars per bottle.
Indaba Chenin BlancAromatic kiwi and melon nuances on the nose. Plenty of delicious tropical melon and citrus flavors. Weightymid-palate with a lengthy finish that has a touch of spice.Pair with: Fresh mozzarella, barbecue shrimp, light pastas, red snapper, dumplings, chicken satay or mixed green salad.