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Chickpea Curry

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Rating: 3.85
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There’s always time for a chickpea curry, with its wonderful Indian flavours. A simple curry which you can make in just about half an hour. It’s not a bad idea to make extra quantities to save for later either. A chickpea curry tastes just as delicious cold or as a packed lunch.


A chickpea curry and a healthy diet

Chickpeas are high in fibre and plant protein, and can be a delicious part of a healthy diet. Their robust taste combines perfectly with silver rice, with its nutty flavour and high bran content. Do you want to discover more chickpea recipes ? Check out our recipe for this chickpea cauliflower dish.



150 gsilver rice a sort of brown rice
4 tomatoes
400 gchickpeas
4 tsp.mustard seeds
3 tsp.curry powder
20 gsesame seeds
1 tbsp.sunflower oil
1 handfulfresh coriander

instructions10 minutes

  1. 1

    Heat half of the sunflower oil in a saucepan. Add half of the mustard seeds and wait until they start to pop.

  2. 2

    Add the rice and fry briefly until the rice starts to shine. Add plenty of boiling water and some salt and let everything boil until the rice is well-cooked. Afterward, drain the water

  3. 3

    Meanwhile, you can prepare the curry. Firstly cut the tomatoes into cubes.

  4. 4

    Heat up the rest of the oil and the mustard seeds in a frying pan and wait until it starts to fry.

  5. 5

    Fry the tomatoes and the curry powder until the tomatoes start to fall apart.

  6. 6

    Rinse the chickpeas with cold water in a sieve or colander and heat them up together with the tomatoes and sesame seeds for about 5 minutes.

  7. 7

    Serve with fresh coriander and season with salt and pepper.

Ingredientschickpeas, curry powder, fresh coriander, mustard seeds, sesame seeds, silver rice, sunflower oil, tomato
Courseslunch, main course
Special Dietsfree from celery, gluten-free, lupin-free, no-added sugar, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free
Difficultylevel 1 (easy)
Cooking time15-30 minutes
Seasonautumn, spring, summer, winter
Number ingredients5-10 ingredients
Tastesavory, spicy
Preparation methodbaking, cooking
Type of dishrice dish, salad
Otherssupermarket friendly

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