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Chickpeas curry

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.


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  • Fill a large bowl with water. Add ½ teaspoon of salt and the chickpeas.
  • Refrigerate and let them soak for 6 hours.
  • When ready, drain.
  • Preheat the oven to 200* C (390* F) Fan.
  • Place a nonstick pan over high heat.
  • Add 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Add the onions, leeks, carrot and stir. Sauté for about 3 minutes, until they caramelize.
  • Add the garlic, 1 pinch of sugar and thyme. Stir and sauté. You can add 2-3 more tablespoons of olive oil, if necessary.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of curry, chili flakes and lemon zest. Stir and sauté.
  • Add the chickpeas, the lemon juice, and stir with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the water and bouillon cube. Stir until the cube dissolves.
  • Transfer the mixture to a pyrex or an ovenproof pan.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour.
  • Then, remove foil and bake for another ½ hour.
  • When ready, give it a try and season to taste.
  • Serve with strained Greek yogurt, 2 slices of lemon, fresh coriander, chili flakes and extra virgin olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
21 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
26 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
13 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
16 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
5 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
38 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
40 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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