I shared a picture of the chickpea curry I made a few weeks ago, and a few people mentioned they wanted me to post the recipe on my blog for you, so even though it’s taken me a week to post it for you, here it is!

What you will need:
– 1 tin of chickpeas
– 1 large chopped tomato
– 2 table spoons of tomato purΓ©e
– 4 large mushrooms
– 1/2 white onion
– 1 tsp curry powder (you can add more to taste if you like)
– 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
– 1/2 tsp of garan masala
– 1/4 tsp ground ginger
– 1/2 tsp ground coriander
– Blue Dragon sweet chilli and garlic sauce
– water
– 1 bag of microwave basmati rice
– 1 tbsp coconut oil
– salt and pepper to taste

STEP 1

Heat the coconut oil in a frying pan and add the drained tin of chickpeas and leave to fry while you complete other steps, occasionally shaking the pan so they don’t stick.

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STEP 2

Chop all of the vegetables and add both the white onion and the mushrooms to the pan and fry with the chickpeas. Here I added a little handful of marinated tofu because there’ll was a little left over in the fridge that needed using, this is only optional but for those who are missing that meaty texture it’s definitely a good idea to pop some tofu in.

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STEP 3

After about a minute and a half, add the chopped tomato and the tomato purΓ©e, stir well.

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STEP 4

After another minute, add the sweet chilli and garlic sauce and a few tablespoons of water, this is just to stop it from sticking to the pan and to thin the sauce a little, addΒ all of the spices and stir well.

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STEP 6

While the curry is cooking away, Put the bag of rice in the microwave for the time specified, and stir the curry frequently, adding more water if necessary.

 

STEP 7
Open the bag of rice, an optional step is to squeeze half of a lemon or lime into the bag and fluff the rice with a fork, adding a little pinch of mixed herbs, this helps contrast with the curry and also adds flavour to the rice! Plate the rice and finally add the curry.

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Final step

Add salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!

Be sure to tag me in your photos if you make the recipe, I’d love to see them!

Love Kays X

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