This simple healthy and tasty stew should become a regular part of your diet. This is a nutritious dish which you can easily alter to match your personal preferences. You can add more vegetables or meat such as chicken or turkey cut into small pieces.
This stew is rich in iron, calcium, Vitamins A, B, C, K, magnesium, zinc, vegetable proteins, etc.
100g red lentils
100g quinoa or couscous
250g cooked chickpeas
1 teaspoon oil
2 bigger tomatoes
½ teaspoon chilli
1 teaspoon garam masala
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon cardamon
½ teaspoon cumin
3 cloves garlic
½ teaspoon ginger powder
¼ teaspoon pepper
50g chopped nuts (cashew, hazelnut, mandel..)
juice from 2 lemons
Wash and drain the lentils. Drain the chickpeas and keep ready.
In a pan, add oil and onions and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.
Add all the spices, mix well and cook for a minute.
Meanwhile, blend the tomato, spinach, garlic, ginger, lemon juice, pepper with ½ cup water into a smooth puree.
Add to the pan and mix well. Add the lentils, quinoa and chickpeas and stir.
Add 1.5 cups water and cover and cook for 20 minutes.
Stir once in between. Add cashew pieces and mix in.