Chickpea & spinach chapatis

Chickpea & spinach chapatis

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


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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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    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 onions, sliced



    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

    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



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

  • 8 chapatis


  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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26th May, 2014
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.
24th May, 2010
Was OK but not great.
10th Nov, 2008
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.
21st Oct, 2008
Didn't like the yellow yoghurt though.
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