Tomato rice with chickpeas Recipe

Tomato rice with chickpeas is a flavorful and nutritious dish that combines the tanginess of tomatoes with the earthiness of chickpeas. This vegetarian recipe is easy to make and perfect for a quick weeknight meal. The rice is cooked in a tomato-based sauce, infused with aromatic spices, and then mixed with tender chickpeas. It is a satisfying and wholesome dish that can be enjoyed on its own or served as a side dish with yogurt or raita.

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Ingredients for Tomato rice with chickpeas Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 cup Cooked Chickpeas
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Tomato Rice With Chickpeas Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and sauté onions until golden brown.
  • STEP 2.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add tomatoes, spices, and salt. Cook until tomatoes are soft and oil separates.
  • STEP 4.Add cooked chickpeas and mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add cooked rice and gently mix until well combined.
  • STEP 6.Cover and cook for a few minutes until the flavors meld together.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use canned chickpeas for convenience, but make sure to rinse them well before using.
  • For extra flavor, you can add vegetables like peas, carrots, or bell peppers.
  • Adjust the spices according to your taste preferences.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover tomato rice with chickpeas can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in a microwave or on the stovetop with a splash of water to prevent drying.
  • Serve tomato rice with chickpeas as a main dish with a side of yogurt or raita, or as a side dish with grilled chicken or roasted vegetables.
Nutrition
value
465
calories per serving
11 g Fat17 g Protein73 g Carbs18 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    17g
  • Carbs
    73g
  • Fiber
    18g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    73g
  • Protein
    17g
  • Fiber
    18g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    124mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    1472mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    176mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    53mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    131mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    251mg
  • Selenium
    22mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp