Chickpea Curry

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-2 tablespoons vegetable oil

-2 onions, minced

-2 cloves garlic, minced

-2 teaspoons fresh ginger root, finely chopped

-6 whole cloves

-2 (2 inch) sticks cinnamon, crushed

-1 teaspoon ground cumin
-1 teaspoon ground coriander


-1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

-1 teaspoon ground turmeric

-2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans

-1 cup chopped fresh cilantro


-Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat, and fry onions until tender.

-Stir in garlic, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, salt, cayenne, and turmeric. Cook for 1 minute over medium heat, stirring constantly. Mix in garbanzo beans and their liquid. Continue to cook and stir until all ingredients are well blended and heated through. Remove from heat. Stir in cilantro just before serving, reserving 1 tablespoon for garnish.

What makes this recipe good for you?

This meal only adds up to 135 calories per serving which is a very low amount. This meal also only contains 1.3g of sugar. Another good thing about this meal is it only has 0.7g of saturated fat. It also provides 4.6g of fiber, which makes up for 18% of the daily amount recommended. The meal also gives you 4.1g of protein.