Spiced Chickpeas with Kale

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

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A hearty, gently spiced chickpea stew that's packed with flavor. This is delicious served with warmed flatbreads for scooping.

recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Canned chickpeas icon
    Canned chickpeas
    425g (about 1⅛)
  • Kale icon
    1.5 cups (31g)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    3 tbsp (44ml)
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    3 (405g)
  • Curry paste icon
    Curry paste
    2 tbsp (33g)
  • Canned chopped tomatoes icon
    Canned chopped tomatoes
    411g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    1.25 cups (300ml)
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    2 tsp (8g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed


  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Heat vegetable oil to a clean large saucepan
  2. Add red onion to the large saucepan
  3. Sauté until lightly browned - 5 min
  4. Stir in curry paste, canned chopped tomatoes, canned chickpeas, vegetable stock and light brown sugar to the large saucepan
  5. Boil then reduce heat
  6. Cover
  7. Simmer gently - 20 min
  8. Stir in kale to the large saucepan
  9. Cook gently - 10 min
  10. Season with salt & pepper
  11. Serve
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