Chickpea dahl recipe

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This spicy chickpea dish is so healthy and great if you fancy something a little fiery.

Chickpea dahl
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  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Serves4
SkillEasy
Cooking Time40 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories337 Kcal17%
Sugar6.7 g7%
Fat11.6 g17%
Saturated Fat1.2 g6%
Salt0.11 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein13.8 g28%
Carbohydrates46.5 g18%
Salt0.11 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Learn how to make this mouth-watering Chickpea dahl in just a few simple steps. It's the perfect side dish and just delicious with naan bread.

This easy to make chickpea dahl is a the perfect option for vegetarians. This spicy chickpea dish is so healthy and great if you fancy something a little fiery. A portion of this dhal recipe works out at only 290 calories per serving, a healthy option as a side, starter or dip.

Ingredients

  • 1 large red onion, halved and sliced
  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp medium curry powder
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cut into 3cm cubes
  • 2 x 400g (14oz) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and chopped
  • Half a 20g (1oz) pack fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped

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Method

  1. Gently cook the onion in the oil until soft. Add the garlic, cook for 1 min, then add the curry powder and stir over a low heat for another minute.
  2. Stir in the potato, add 425ml water and bring to the boil.
  3. Cover and simmer for 15 mins, then add the chickpeas and tomatoes; simmer for another 10 mins. Stir in the coriander and chillies.