Tag Archives : Chickpeas

lentil soup

Tantalisingly Tasty Protein Packed Soup everyone will love.


Soup. If you are a regular reader, you may have wondered why I have not posted at my regular time! I have spent most of the day in bed today – nursing my poorly tooth and trying to sleep! Soup, so it seems, is one of the only things I can manage to eat! I had this soup made for…

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veg curry in silver dish

Make this easy Okra Curry to tantalise everyones tastebuds


Okra Curry Curry is one of those foods which I thought was only for buying from a take-away or restaurant. When a few of my Bengali friends explained their cooking methods to me, I decided to experiment and ever since then, I use curry as a quick and easy dish! You can use a blended spice mix for this (curry,…

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Amazing tasty sausages everyone will love and want again


Amazing tasty sausages everyone will love and want again Sausages or nossages? Even those meat-eaters will definitely love the flavours in these amazing tasty sausages and ask for them again! This is not a meaty sausage, but instead it is packed with chickpeas, vegetables and delicious spices. These are versatile enough to customise them to either what you have in,…

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Bowl of beetroot curry with raita

Beetroot, Chickpea & Spinach Curry


Beetroot, Chickpea & Spinach Curry This is seasonal. Very colourful. It is mightily tasty. Although this beetroot, chickpea and spinach curry may be ingredients you’ve not thought to combine before, you really should! The recipe This recipe uses fresh raw beetroot so you can take advantage of your homegrown beets! Of course, you can use beetroot from the market or…

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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! 🙂 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! 😛 If you’ve never…

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