Spicy Chickpea Stew With Brown Rice

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I love to use chickpeas in my meals and desserts. So I knew I had to make this chickpea stew. here it is ~

 

Ingredients : 

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1cm fresh ginger
  • 1/2 green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • handful of spinach
  • handful of coriander leave chopped
  • brown rice or you can use couscous
  • 2 tbs greek yoghurt

heat oil in a large based saucepan. Add onion, garlic, ginger, chilli , coriander , cumin and turmeric. Cook over medium heat for 10 min or until the onions have softened.

Add the  canned tomatoes and chickpeas. bring to the boil then simmer for 10 min.

add the spinach and stir until the spinach has wilted.

season with salt and pepper and stir in coriander leaves .

serve chickpea stew with brown rice or couscous. I love the bit where I put the yogurt on top. Enjoy!

THERMOMIX VERSION 

Ingredients :

30 ml olive oil
1 onion cut in half
2 garlic cloves
1cm fresh ginger
1/2 green chilli
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp turmeric
400g can chopped tomatoes
1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
handful of spinach
handful of coriander leave chopped
brown rice or you can use couscous
2 tbs greek yoghurt

Add onion to you TM bowl and mix 10 seconds/ speed 7

Add olive oil and sauté 2 min / speed 2 

Add garlic , ginger, chilli and mix 10 seconds/ speed 5 

Add rest of spices and cook for 5 min / speed 2/reverse 

Add canned tomatoes and chickpeas and cook for 10 min/ veroma/ speed 1 / reverse 

once done pour it into your serving dish and mix in spinach until wilted.

serve with rice ( refer to your everyday cookbook for rice recipe) or couscous and dollop yoghurt on top

 

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