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BTG Quick Fix - Chickpeas and Tomatoes

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Yum, yum, give me some! That's right EJ has prepared another delicious and quick vegetarian dish. Chickpeas and Tomatoes, a light but very filling dish. Try it for yourself!
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon (or peanut oil as needed)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh minced garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Ground ginger 1 Tablespoon (Freshly ground or powdered ginger)
  Onions 1 Medium, sliced into quarters
  Fresh lime juice 1⁄2 Medium
  Red hot chili pepper flakes To Taste
  Ripe tomatoes 4 Medium, sliced
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon (As needed)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Chickpeas 2 Can (20 oz), drained, rinsed
  Chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoon (To garnish)

1. Heat a pan with a couple of tbsp of oil. Add ground cumin, fresh minced garlic, fresh ground ginger or powdered ginger and onions. Stir, let the onions soften a little and cook.
2. Once the onions are cooked, de-glaze the pan by adding a little lime juice.
3. Add some red hot flakes and the freshly sliced tomatoes. Stir and let it cook at a medium high heat until the tomatoes soften.
4. Add a couple of tbsp of tomato paste and stir. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir again.
5. Add the drained and rinsed chickpeas, a little more water, if required and stir gently for a few more minutes.

6. Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro and serve with rice or a flat bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Vegetarians and vegan followers often find themselves in trouble due to lack of variety. But if you try out new foods everyday, surely you will start enjoying your food more. Such an excellent side dish is chickpea and tomato delight that can be served with rice or flat bread for breakfast. So cheer up guys and start your morning with a good meal.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 437 Calories from Fat 97

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.3%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 104.1 mg4.3%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.6%

Dietary Fiber 18.8 g75.1%

Sugars 14.6 g

Protein 20 g40.1%

Vitamin A 23.4% Vitamin C 37%

Calcium 13.1% Iron 38.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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