This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant - just leave out the yogurt topping.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being." -Franz Kafka
Chickpeas are one of my favorites and so is Indian food. This is another great example of where Mediterranean diet does not mean Mediterranean recipes. This is full of veggies, fruit (tomatoes), great quality oil, fermented dairy and best of all, legumes. Five points for improving your Med Diet Score (more when you consider less meat) and great food – a great combination!
It's best to purchase your Indian spices – garam masala, turmeric, curry powder and the like – at an Indian or Asian market. You can usually buy smaller amounts so that they are fresher when you get ready to use them - unless you plan to make a lot of Indian recipes (which you should).
Servings: 2 | Serving size: about 2 cups
Cooking Time: 60 Minutes
This recipe can easily be multiplied and makes great leftovers. Serve over Brown Rice.
Place the tomato, jalapeno and ginger in a blender and process until smooth.
Place the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
Add the coriander, cumin, turmeric, chili powder and garam masala.
Cook for about 2 minutes. Stir frequently.
Add the onion and cook for about two minutes. Stir frequently.
Add the salt, garbanzo flour, garbanzo beans and stir until blended.
Add the water and stir.
Simmer for about 30 to 40 minutes and serve topped with yogurt.
Serving size: about 2 cups
|Calories 350||Calories from Fat 99|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 11g||15%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||9%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 6g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 49g||19%|
|Dietary Fiber 13g||47%|
|Vitamin A 6%||Vitamin C 34%|
|Calcium 8%||Iron 27%|
|Vitamin K 20mcg||Potassium 800mg|