Vegetarian: Casseroles: Potato and Chickpea Curry

The aroma makes this casserole very appetizing.

Author: Family Health Network
Date: June 07, 2007

Suggestions: * Garam Masala is a mixture of equal amounts of certain spices - pepper, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin, cardamon and cloves. For the best flavor, add at the end of cooking. Store in a cool, dry place.

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins

Ingredients:

    2 oz light margarine or light vegetable spread
    1 onion, chopped
    3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    1/2 tsp turmeric
    1 Tbsp fennel seeds
    2 red chilis, finely chopped
    6 large potatoes (about 2 lbs.), washed, skin on
    1 cup vegetable stock
    1 can (14 oz) garbonzo beans (chickpeas), well drained
    1 oz light margarine or light vegetable spread, extra

Directions:

    Heat margarine in large saucepan; add onion and garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in turmeric, fennel seeds and chili, cook on a medium heat 1 to 2 minutes.

    Cut each potato into 6 wedges, cut wedges in half. Add potatoes and stock to pan; stir to combine. Cover and cook over low heat 15 minutes. Uncover; and cook 10 minutes longer until potatoes are cooked and liquid is reduced. Add chickpeas, stir to combine; cook 1 minute.

    Heat extra margarine in a small pan, add garam masala, cook over a medium heat until fragrant, about 30 seconds; pour over potatoes.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:410 cals
Kilojoules:1,716 kJ
Fat:10.0 g
Carbohydrates:72.0 g
Protein:11.0 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:672 mg
Saturated Fat:2.6 g
Fiber:11.0 g
Calcium:102.0 mg
Total Sugars:5.0 g

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