Kapha/Pitta Balancing, Vata in Moderation

Chickpea Stew

This stew does not only taste amazing, it is a protein powerhouse, packed with nutrients and fibres. If you are looking to replace animal protein from your diet, this is your dish!

Total Time
25 min
Difficulty
Medium
Simple Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 1 Serving

  • 1.5 cups

    Water

  • 1 tbsp

    Cooking Oil

  • 1 cup

    Chickpeas (cooked)

  • ¼ cup

    Potato

  • ¼ cup

    Carrots

  • ¼ cup

    Cauliflower

  • ¼ cup

    Onions, chopped

  • ½ cup

    Tomato

  • 1 tsp

    Curry Powder

  • ¼ tsp

    Black Pepper

  • ¼ tsp

    Coriander Powder

  • 1 tbsp

    Cilantro + Parsley

  • ½ tsp

    Turmeric powder

  • 1 piece

    Bay Leaf

  • 1 piece

    Cinnamon Stick

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    8-10 min
  • Cooking Time
    15 min

Preparation

  1. Heat the oil in a pot, then add onion and cook for 1 min.
  2. Now add the bay leaf and the cinnamon stick and cook for another minute.

  3. Add the chopped carrots, potato and tomato and cook for another 2-3 min. Stir in between.

  4. Now add 1/2 cup of water, mix well, cover with a lid and cook for about 5 min.

  5. Add the cauliflower and cook for another 5 min.

  6. Now add the cooked chickpeas, curry powder, black pepper and coriander powder and the remaining water.

  7. Stir well and let the mixture simmer for another 5 min.

  8. To round things of, you can add fresh cilantro and/or parsley.

Notes

We recommend you cook your own chickpeas in a pressure cooker instead of buying them in a can. The nutritional value is much higher when you prepare your chickpeas fresh.
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