Chickpea Spinach Curry Bowl
Experience the authentic flavours of India with this Chickpea Spinach Curry Bowl. Packed with protein-rich chickpeas and nutrient-dense spinach, this dish is not just healthy but incredibly satisfying. The robust flavours of spices like cumin, turmeric, and garam masala combined with the subtle, sweet tanginess of tomatoes create a delightful melange that lingers on your palate. It’s a one-bowl solution to your hunger pangs and culinary cravings. Easy to prepare and deliciously soothing, this dish makes an excellent option for a hassle-free weekday dinner or a leisurely Sunday brunch. Enjoy it on its own or pair it with steamed rice or naan for a more filling meal.
– 1 can of chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
– 2 cups of fresh spinach leaves
– 2 tomatoes (finely chopped)
– 1 onion (finely chopped)
– 2 teaspoons of olive oil
– 2 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
– 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
– 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
– 1 teaspoon of garam masala
– Salt to taste
– Fresh coriander for garnish
1. Heat the oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once they begin to sizzle, add the chopped onions and garlic. Saute until they turn golden brown.
2. Add the chopped tomatoes, turmeric, and garam masala. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and the spices are well blended.
3. Add the chickpeas and spinach. Mix well to ensure the chickpeas and spinach are well coated with the spice mix. Add salt according to taste.
4. Cover and cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes until the spinach is wilted, and the flavours are well combined.
5. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.
Nutrition Information: This recipe serves 2 and each serving is approx 410 calories. Enjoy this nutritious and flavourful Indian classic without any guilt!