Chickpea dahl recipe

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  • Vegetarian
serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cooking: 40 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 337 kCal 17%
Fat 11.6g 17%
  -  Saturates 1.2g 6%
Carbohydrates 46.5g 17%
  -  of which Sugars 6.7g 7%
Protein 13.8g 28%
Salt 0.11g 2%
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  • 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.


    • 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


    • 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.

    • Stir in the potato, add 425ml water and bring to the boil.

    • Cover and simmer for 15 mins, then add the chickpeas and tomatoes; simmer for another 10 mins. Stir in the coriander and chillies.

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