Chickpea & spinach chapatis

Chickpea & spinach chapatis

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
An easy Indian-style veggie supper that's low in fat

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving (with yellow yogurt)

  • kcal424
  • fat12g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs64g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre0g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.81g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 onion, sliced

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • thumb size piece fresh root ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp garam masala

    Garam masala

    gar-am mah-sarl-ah

    Meaning 'warming spice mix', garam masala is the main spice blend used in North Indian…

  • 400g can cherry tomato
  • 410g can chickpea, drained
  • 500g bag spinach leaves

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 8 chapati

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then gently cook the onions and ginger for 5 mins until beginning to soften. Stir in the spice, cook for 1 min, then add the tomatoes and chickpeas. Fill the tomato can one-third with water, tip this in too, then bubble for 5 mins until the sauce has thickened a little. Stir in threequarters of the spinach leaves, a handful at a time, then warm through for a few mins.

  2. Heat the chapatis in the microwave, following the pack instructions. Serve the curry spooned into the warm chapatis, with the remaining spinach and a dollop of Yellow yogurt if you like (recipe below).

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Comments (4)

Darksideofthemoon's picture
3.75

I loved these. I added kasuri methi (fenugreek) to the mix though, and used tomato puree instead of the tinned tomatoes. My partner was particularly impressed by the minty yoghurt.

pam1pom's picture
2

Was OK but not great.

eleanormayo's picture
3

This was fine, but I think that was something not quite right with it...I'm not sure if it is whether the garam masala makes it slightly bitter.

bethocallaghan's picture
5

Didn't like the yellow yoghurt though.

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