(Cooking Time: 45 minutes \ Preparation Time: 15 minutes\ Servings: 3)
Chickpea curry is easy to make and absolutely great for your health. Chickpea is a super-food that is heart-healthy, helping to lower cholesterol and even some types of cancer. It’s full of many important vitamins and minerals plus a fantastic source of fiber. Chickpeas are also low in calories, so they can be used as a weight-loss food.
- Amount per Serving
- Calories 363g
- Fats: 23g
- Cholesterol: 0.0mg
- Total Carbohydrate 35g
- Protein: 9g
- 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1 onion
- 1 tbsp powdered ginger
- 2 tbsp of curry powder
- A pinch of cayenne pepper (as desired)
- 1 half tablespoon of cumin
- 1 ½ cups of spinach
- 1 cup of leeks
- 2 cups of cooked chickpeas
When cooking chickpeas, make sure to rinse them well. If you don’t, they will soak up the oil and become soggy.
- Pour a drizzle of olive oil into a saucepan and heat over medium heat.
- Next, peel and chop all the vegetables except the spinach. Add them to the pan with the cumin powder, ginger, curry, and cayenne pepper
- Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until the onion becomes translucent
- Add the vegetable broth -cubed or homemade- and the cooked chickpeas. Boil for 25 to 30 minutes.
- Finally, lower the heat, add the spinach and stir well.
- Salt and pepper to your liking. It’s ready
- Serve and enjoy your chickpea curry!
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