Thursday, October 10, 2019

Curried Chickpea - A Vegetarian Meal

Curried Chickpea

A fast and simple vegetarian meal that the whole family will love.

Curried Chickpea 

Serves 4

1 tablespoon oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and minced
1 onion, chopped
1 tablespoon curry powder 
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 
1 large potato, peeled and minced
1 28 fl oz can tomatoes with juice
1 can (19 fl oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 cup frozen peas
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

cooked rice

In a large saucepan heat oil over medium high heat.  Add garlic, ginger, onion and saute 7 minutes or until soft.  Add curry powder, ground cumin, cinnamon, cayenne pepper and saute 1 minute.  Add potato, tomatoes and chickpeas.  Simmer, stirring frequently for about 30 minutes or until potatoes are cooked.  Add peas and cook 5 more minutes.  Serve over cooked rice with cilantro sprinkled on top.

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