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This spicy Indian chickpea stew mixes Indian spices with the chickpeas to create a wonderful entree. Make spicy Indian chickpea stew when you want something really flavorful, and serve it with basmati rice on the side.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

1 medium onion

1 clove garlic

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon turmeric

Pinch of cayenne pepper

2 cups cooked chickpeas

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 lemon

Fresh cilantro

  1. Chop the onion.

  2. Peel and mince the garlic clove.

  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Add the onion and garlic.

  5. Cook until soft.

  6. Add the coriander, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne pepper.

  7. Cook for 1 minute.

  8. Stir in the chickpeas, salt, and pepper.

  9. Cook until the chickpeas are heated through.

  10. Remove from the heat.

  11. Juice the lemon.

  12. Mince the cilantro.

  13. Stir 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 2 tablespoons cilantro into the stew.

Per serving: Calories 207 (From fat 82); Fat 9g (Saturated 1g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 298mg; Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary fiber 7g); Protein 8g.

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