Chickpea and Lentil Curry


  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp. veg. or olive oil
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. turmeric, ground
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tbs. coriander, ground
  • 1 tbs. cumin
  • 15 oz. can drained chickpeas
  • 1 c. chopped tomato
  • 1/4 c. lentils
  • 1 tsp. garam masala


Saute onion and garlic in skillet on medium heat and cook until transparent. Add chili powder, salt, turmeric, paprika and cumin and cook for three minutes. Add chickpeas, tomatoes and lentils stirring until combined. Simmer with lid for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garam masala and simmer for 10 more minutes. Garnish with chopped, fresh coriander leaves if desired.This recipe is delicious served on a bed of rice or wrapped up in pita bread. Toast the bread in the broiler for several minutes for best results. These recipes are easy to make and require minimum supervision while cooking. You can also prepare any of these recipes in a slow cooker on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours for a delicious meal.

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