Spiced Chick Peas

Prep time: 5min
Total time: 20min
Serves 4
2 tbsp
Pure Olive Oil
30 mL
2
small cloves garlic, minced
0
1/2 cup
finely chopped onion
125 mL
1 tbsp
each ground coriander and ground cumin
15 mL
1 tsp
ground turmeric
5 mL
1 can
Diced Tomatoes, lightly drained
796 mL
1 can
Chick Peas, drained and rinsed
540 mL
1/4 cup
lightly packed fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
60 mL
calories
220
fat
9 g
saturated fat
1 g
carbs
26 g
protein
9 g
fibre
6 g
sodium
690 mg
potassium
100 mg

Directions

  1. Heat oil, garlic and onion in a saucepan over medium heat for 2 to 3 min. Stir in ground coriander, cumin, turmeric and salt to taste; cook until fragrant, about 1 min.

  2. Add tomatoes and cook on medium heat, stirring, for 5 min. Add chick peas, turn heat down and simmer, loosely covered, for 10 to 15 min., stirring occasionally. Serve over rice and garnish with fresh cilantro.

Tip

A cool and tangy dollop of yogourt makes a great topping on these flavourful chick peas.