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Chickpea curry

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
Dietary Vegetarian
Healthy, cheap and filling: this tasty chickpea curry is perfect for a weekday dinner. Each serving provides 246kcal, 10g protein, 26g carbohydrate (of which 6g sugars), 9g fat (of which 1g saturates), 9g fibre and 0.5g salt.

Method


  1. Heat a deep lidded saucepan or a medium sized wok and add the oil. Fry the onions and garlic, until the onions are caramelised

  2. Add the salt, cumin, coriander, turmeric and red chilli powders. Mix for a minute and tip in the tomato. Cook the sauce until it begins to thicken.

  3. Add 4 tablespoons water and stir. Then tip in the chickpeas and mix. Mash a few of the chickpeas while cooking. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Then add the ginger and the garam masala. Cook for another minute.

  4. Serve with pitta breads or plain basmati rice.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 fresh tomato, chopped
  • 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 5cm/2in piece root ginger, grated
  • pinch of garam masala
  • pitta breads or plain basmati rice, to serve

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