Vegetable chickpea rice bowl

By      04-Jan 2021       Reading Time: 3 Mins

Vegetable chickpea rice bowl

Vegetable chickpea rice bowl is a simple yet delicious dish which is made with blend of vegetables, chickpeas and rice. It can be prepared instantly with the mild aroma of spices. It is one superb dish that can be enjoyed by all the family members. So, lets know how to start with this delicious recipe.

Nutritional benefits
Chickpeas are energy dense, have good amount of fibre and improves digestion. Apart from this they are also very great source of calcium and protein. Sweet potatoes are a healthy option instead of potatoes. They are rich in Fibre, vitamin B and Vitamin C. Spinach is by far the healthiest green vegetable to be added in a dish providing great amounts of Vitamin A, folic acid, nitrates which helps reducing blood pressure levels, good for eye health and fibre helps in constipation.

Ingredients:

  • 10 grams chickpeas
  • 30 grams sweet potato
  • 40 grams spinach
  • 20 grams rice
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • Salt & pepper as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Per Serving:

  • Nutrition Info
  • Amount
  • Calories
  • 157.3 kcal
  • Carbs
  • 26.6 grams
  • Protein
  • 4.8 grams
  • Fats
  • 6.9 grams

Method:

  • Start by washing rice. Then in a pressure cooker, pressure cook the rice by adding 2 cups of water and salt up to 2 whistles.
  • Next, preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius and line the baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Rinse chickpeas and mix them with olive oil, turmeric powder, cayenne, salt and pepper. Now arrange these chickpeas on the baking tray.
  • In a small bowl, cut the sweet potato to small pieces and place them on to the baking sheet too. Sprinkle the cinnamon powder and chilli on both chickpeas & sweet potato.
  • Bake them for 25-30 minutes.
  • Take a pan and pour the olive oil, garlic and sautee for few seconds. Then add chopped spinach along with salt and pepper. Cook for few minutes.
  • Now take out the baked chickpeas and sweet potato. In a large bowl combine rice, baked chickpeas, sweet potato and spinach. Sprinkle lemon juice.
  • Serve hot and enjoy.

Over to you:
Vegetable chickpea rice bowl is a perfect dish for any meal and is a combined package of good taste and ample benefits. It is for sure a must try!

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