As summer is coming to an end and the autumn months are setting in, so is the season of comfort food! But, if you want the best of both worlds and are holding onto the summer season for a little bit longer, then try out this tasty tomato and chickpea curry recipe that is as light and easy as summer meals but will still fill you up ready for the autumn nights…
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 onions, finely sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 tsp garam masala
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1 tsp ground coriander
- 400g can plum tomatoes
- 400ml can coconut milk
- 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 2 large tomatoes, quartered
- ½ small pack coriander, roughly chopped
- cooked basmati rice, to serve
Step 1 – Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large pan and add the 2 sliced onions. Cook until softened, this will take about 10 minutes.
Step 2 – Add the 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 tsp garam masala, 1 tsp turmeric and 1 tsp ground coriander, and stir to combine.
Step 3 – Cook for 1-2 mins, then pour in a 400g can of plum tomatoes, break up with a wooden spoon and let simmer for 10 minutes.
Step 4 – Pour in a 400ml can of coconut milk and season. Bring to the boil and simmer for a further 10-15 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
Step 5 – Tip in a drained and rinsed 400g can of chickpeas and 2 quartered large tomatoes, and warm through. Scatter over roughly chopped coriander from ½ pack and serve with fluffy rice.
Not only is this dish delicious but it counts as THREE of your five-a-day!