Moroccan Chickpea Bowl

Moroccan Chickpea Bowl

Moroccan Chickpea Bowl Recipe

I made this delicious Moroccan chickpea bowl a little while ago, at the weekend, when I first spotted the recipe on Pinterest. It was super quick and easy to make, and I’ve been promising to share the recipe ever since – better late than never!

If you fancy something a little different for lunch, something high in fibre and protein, that packs a punch. This is the dish for you!

The yogurt helps balance the spice perfectly, whilst the cucumber adds a refreshing crunch.

Chickpea Bowl

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 1 can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 small brown onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 4 tsbp natural yogurt
  • 1/4 cucumber, finely chopped
  • Coriander, diced
  • 120g couscous
  • Flatbreads, toasted
  • Pinch of salt and grind of black pepper
  • Vegetable oil

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Method:

  1. Begin by boiling a kettle and adding your dried couscous to a shallow dish. Pour over 180ml water. Cover for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, add a drop of vegetable oil to a frying pan over a medium heat. One the oil starts to bubble, turn the heat down a fraction and add the onion, garlic, drained chick peas and a pinch of salt. Stir well and cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the chilli powder, cumin, turmeric and garam masala. Stir thoroughly, ensuring everything is covered.
  4. Finally, add the chopped tomatoes and simmer on a low heat for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Uncover the couscous and allow to stand for a further 10 minutes.
  6. Mix the coriander, cucumber and natural yogurt together.
  7. Once everything is cooked, begin to assemble your bowl. I began by dividing the couscous between two bowls, and then adding the chickpeas to the side.
  8. Finally, add a couple of tablespoons of the yogurt mix to each bowl.
  9. Season with black pepper and serve with toasted flat bread.

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