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Coconut Chickpea Curry

This easy curry recipe is a wonderful weeknight dinner that is full of vibrant exotic flavors from both pantry and fresh ingredients. Using fresh turmeric and fresh garlic enhances the nutrient density and anti-inflammatory properties to assist your body’s natural healing potential. Slow-cooking in a crockpot will make the flavors really stand out! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Estern Indian
Keyword: Curry
Servings: 6
Author: ModernManna

Equipment

  • Soup pot 
  • Knife
  • Stirring spoon

Ingredients

Coconut Chickpea Curry Ingredients

  • 1 each yellow onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 each bell pepper chopped
  • 1 15oz can tomatoes  crushed
  • 1 15oz can coconut milk
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp  paprika
  • 1/2 tbs mild curry powder
  • 1 tsp Celtic salt
  • 2 16oz can chickpeas drained
  • 1 tbs fresh turmeric grated
  • 1 tbs fresg ginger grated

Vegan Indian Raita ( makes about 1 1/2 cups)

  • 1 cup Kite Hill almond yogurt  unsweetened
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup cucumber peeled and chopped
  • 1 pinch Celtic salt

Instructions

Coconut Chickpea Curry

  • Sauté onion and garlic in a soup pot with some olive oil or omit the oil and just water. To water sauté add a cup of water and keep adding water in 1/2 cup increments as needed to prevent from sticking until garlic and onion are tender.
  • Add bell pepper and sauté until tender. Add the rest of the ingredients and let simmer on medium-low heat for about 30 minutes. Serve over brown rice and place a dollop of raita and chopped cilantro on top. 

Vegan Indian Raita

  • Mix ingredients thoroughly in a small bowl and chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Store in an airtight container and use within 24 hours.

Notes

try a new plant-based ingredient from the produce section. Whether it is a new fresh herb you can chop up in your salad or try fresh turmeric and fresh ginger in this recipe all those subtle changes enhance the flavor and the antioxidants in your meals! When we eat nutrient-dense plant foods our bodies can heal and detox more efficiently! Our kind Heavenly Father wants us to prosper and be in good health (3 John 1:2).