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Spicy Spinach and Chickpea Curry

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Introduction

Lots of flavour and a winner with everyone I've served it to. Very easy!

Lots of flavour and a winner with everyone I've served it to. Very easy!

Ingredients

Serves: 2-3

Metric Cups
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large red onion (sliced)
  • 1 clove garlic (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon harissa paste
  • 400 grams chopped tomatoes (a can)
  • ½ teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 400 grams chickpeas (a can, drained and rinsed)
  • spinach (a few handfuls depending on taste)
  • 1 handful fresh coriander (chopped)
  • 1 squeeze lime juice (a good squeeze)
  • rice (to serve)
  • flatbread (to serve)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large red onion (sliced)
  • 1 clove garlic (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon harissa paste
  • 14 ounces diced tomatoes (a can)
  • ½ teaspoon superfine sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 14 ounces garbanzo beans (a can, drained and rinsed)
  • spinach (a few handfuls depending on taste)
  • 1 handful cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 squeeze lime juice (a good squeeze)
  • rice (to serve)
  • flatbread (to serve)

Method

Spicy Spinach and Chickpea Curry is a community recipe submitted by Pollini and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat olive oil in a pan over a low heat and fry the onion for 5 minutes until soft.
  • Add garlic and 1 tbsp harissa paste and cook for a further 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, season and bring to a simmer.
  • Add the chickpeas. Simmer for 10 minutes, then stir in the spinach and cook for 3-4 minutes until it is wilted.
  • Stir in a handful chopped fresh coriander and a good squeeze of lime juice and serve with lime wedges, rice and flat breads.
  • Heat olive oil in a pan over a low heat and fry the onion for 5 minutes until soft.
  • Add garlic and 1 tbsp harissa paste and cook for a further 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, season and bring to a simmer.
  • Add the garbanzo beans. Simmer for 10 minutes, then stir in the spinach and cook for 3-4 minutes until it is wilted.
  • Stir in a handful chopped cilantro and a good squeeze of lime juice and serve with lime wedges, rice and flat breads.
  • Additional Information

    You can happily add 200g of king prawns or chicken to this recipe in place of the spinach if you are so inclined.

    You can happily add 200g of king prawns or chicken to this recipe in place of the spinach if you are so inclined.

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