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Our Lizzy's Recipe: Spicy Chick Peas

A quick easy meal using store cupboard spices. A handful of fresh or frozen spinach, cauliflower or green beans makes it even healthier 

Ready in 20 minutes | Serves 4


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper chopped
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tin chick peas, rinsed & drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • chunk of creamed coconut (approx 25g)
  • 1 tablespoon oil


  1. Place onion and pepper in a pan, sauté in water or oil. 
  2. Add the garlic, add spices and cook for two minutes, stirring constantly (add a little water if sticking). 
  3. Add the cooked chick peas, tomatoes and a little water if needed. 
  4. Bring to the boil, add the creamed coconut and simmer for at least 10 minutes.

Serve with rice or pitta bread. 

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