Chickpea Curry

Published February 8, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 40 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 20 min

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Vegetarian dishes can be just as delicious as those with meat, and in this case, you might find they can be even more flavorful.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 cup chickpeas and 1/4 cup yogurt
Calories per serving: 197
Total Fat 3.4g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 408mg 17%

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. canola oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 (19 oz.) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup seeded and diced cucumber
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

Step by Step:

  1. Cook onion in hot oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat 8 minutes; add ginger and garlic and cook 1 minute. Stir in cumin and next 2 ingredients; cook 1 minute. Stir in spinach and cook until liquid evaporates, about 4 minutes. Stir in chickpeas and coconut milk; let simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir together yogurt and next 3 ingredients. Top each serving with 1/4 cup yogurt mixture.
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