Vegetable and Chickpea Curry

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(64)
Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Recipe from Cooking Light

Aromatic Indian spices mingle with chickpeas, green beans, and potatoes. Coconut milk is stirred into the cooked curry for a creamy finish. Serve over quick-cooking couscous.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup (1/4-inch-thick) slices carrot
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and minced
  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed peeled baking potato
  • 1 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup (1-inch) cut green beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can vegetable broth
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 6 lemon wedges

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and carrot; cover and cook 5 minutes or until tender. Add curry powder, sugar, ginger, garlic, and chile; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  2. Place onion mixture in a 5-quart electric slow cooker. Stir in chickpeas and next 8 ingredients (through broth). Cover and cook on HIGH 6 hours or until vegetables are tender. Add spinach and coconut milk; stir until spinach wilts. Serve with lemon wedges.
Robin Robertson,
October 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 276
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 7.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 10.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 44.7g
  • Fiber: 10.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 4.3mg
  • Sodium: 623mg
  • Calcium: 107mg