Hearty Chickpea and Lentil Curry



Hearty Chickpea and Lentil Curry

If you’re craving a warm and comforting dish that’s also packed with flavor and nutrients, this Hearty Chickpea and Lentil Curry is the perfect choice. This vegan curry is a delightful combination of chickpeas, lentils, and aromatic spices that will satisfy your taste buds and leave you feeling satisfied.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried chickpeas, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup dried green lentils
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Drain and rinse the soaked chickpeas and lentils.
  2. In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the chopped onion, garlic, and grated ginger. Sauté until fragrant and the onion is translucent.
  4. Stir in the curry powder, ground cumin, and ground coriander. Cook for another minute.
  5. Add the diced tomatoes and coconut milk. Stir well.
  6. Now, add the drained chickpeas and lentils to the pot.
  7. Season with salt and pepper, then bring the mixture to a simmer.
  8. Cover the pot and let it simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until the chickpeas and lentils are tender.
  9. Serve the Hearty Chickpea and Lentil Curry hot, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Hearty Chickpea and Lentil Curry is a wholesome and satisfying vegan dish. The combination of chickpeas, lentils, and aromatic spices creates a rich and flavorful curry that’s perfect for a cozy dinner. It’s not only delicious but also packed with plant-based protein and fiber. Whether you’re a curry enthusiast or looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, this recipe is a must-try. Plus, it’s easy to make and perfect for meal prep. Serve it with steamed rice or naan bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

– Calories: 320
– Fat: 14g
– Carbohydrates: 42g
– Protein: 12g
– Fiber: 10g

Make this Hearty Chickpea and Lentil Curry for your next dinner, and you won’t be disappointed. Its warm and inviting flavors will make it a favorite in your household. Enjoy!

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