Tag Archives : Chickpeas

Chickpea curry in a bowl with baked potato, salad and yogurt

Easiest chickpea curry ever!


Easiest chickpea curry ever! Oh my gosh, this really is the easiest chickpea curry ever! If you ever told me that curry could be made so easily, I really would not have believed you! This recipe was created from my laziness and the want for something warming, comforting and nutritious. If you can open some tins, measure spices, chop an…

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Houmous… mint & spinach


Convenience Houmous is one of those wonderful easy to make foods which we tend to pick up in the supermarket rather than bother to make our own! Sure, it is easy to pick up tub or two of plain, low fat, sundried tomato or caramelised onion houmous, but why not try making it? and you’ll save on the plastic too…

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Potato, Aubergine & Chickpea Bake


Cooking in a Lockdown! What a different week this has been! I hope you are all staying safe and well in these very difficult times. We have been cooking this week with what we had in stock – which was mostly lentils and chickpeas, until my delivery of fruit & vegetables yesterday (hooray!). This dish was created during the week,…

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Chana Saag Dal


I used to think that I could only have Indian style food from a take-away! I thought it was much too difficult and time consuming to make my own dals! Okay, so you do need a bit of time, but you can easily make a dal without too much effort – once you know how! If you’re not au fait…

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Back to Basics: Roasted Chickpeas


Chickpeas! What a fantastic food! We love chickpeas and often just throw them in a pan, or in a soup, or in the oven! ๐Ÿ™‚ These pulses are a great source of protein and also contain a healthy dose of iron! They also contain magnesium, potassium, folic acid, Vitamin B6 and calcium! What’s not to like! ๐Ÿ˜› If you’ve never…

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Traditional Tagine


Tagine! If you’ve never tasted a traditional tagine (or even heard of tagine?!) then you are in for a real treat. ๐Ÿ™‚ Now a tagine is actually the name of the earthenware pot which the food is cooked in, but the food takes the name too! An authentic tagine looks like this… Traditionally I know a tagine to be a…

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Quick Chickpea soup


It is most definitely soup weather! It is cold and wet and this soup is perfect for a very quick nutritious meal. We haven’t had the snow here like the South of the UK, but we had a smattering earlier in the week which was enough for the boys to make snowballs with!ย  ๐Ÿ˜€ I don’t know how the snow…

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Roast Chickpeas with Vegetables


This is such a straightforward idea – but oh were these roasted chickpeas and vegetables well received! Seriously, when your guests are picking them off the baking tray before they even get to the table – you know you’re on to a winner! ๐Ÿ˜€ I almost put these in the ‘back to basics’ series as they don’t really need a…

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Chickpea & Tomato Soup


This chickpea and tomato soup is one of our staple recipes! It is our go to quick nutritious meal (or addition to a meal) and we probably make it 2-3 times a month (okay so maybe weekly! Yes, it’s that good ๐Ÿ˜€ )! I was certain this recipe must already be on Life Diet Health, so imagine when I searched…

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