Chick Peas or Garbanzo Beans are rich in fiber and therefore great for your digestive health! They promote a healthy colon and therfore they help to prevent diseases associated with the colon such as colon cancer. They are great antioxidants which means they are good for your heart.  They also help to regulate and stabilize your blood sugars because they are so rich in fiber.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 tsp ground coriander seed
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground red chili powder (cayenne pepper)
  • 1 tsp ground tumeric
  • 2 – 14 oz can chickpeas
  • 8 tbsp chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 fresh lemon squeezed
  • 1/2 fresh hot green chili
  • 2 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 5 sprigs cilantro chopped finely

Directions

  • Heat oil in medium sized sauce pan
  • Saute and lightly brown onion
  • Add garlic and turn heat to medium
  • Add coriander, cumin, red chili powder, and tumeric
  • Add tomatoes – cook for 5 minutes with lid on
  • Add chickpeas and water
  • Add paprika, garam masala and salt and lemon juice
  • Cook covered for 15 min
  • Add green chili and ginger
  • Cook for another 5 min with lid on
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro