Vegan Chickpea Tikka Masala with Green Rice
Vegan Chickpea Tikka Masala with Green Rice
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  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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    Chickpea Tikka Masala with Green Rice

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups packed baby spinach ((about 2 ounces))
    • 1 jalapeño or serrano pepper (, seeded, deribbed, and roughly chopped)
    • ¼ large yellow onion (, roughly chopped)
    • 2 cloves garlic (, roughly chopped)
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 1 ¾ cups water (, divided)
    • 1 ½ cups long-grain brown rice (, preferably basmati, rinsed)
    • 1 tablespoon grated or minced fresh ginger
    • 3 cloves garlic (, pressed or minced)
    • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
    • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
    • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
    • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
    • Pinch of ground cinnamon
    • Pinch of cayenne pepper ((optional, if you like some heat))
    • 1 box ((28 ounces) whole tomatoes or diced tomatoes, with their liquid)
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • ¾ large yellow onion (, finely chopped)
    • 1 can ((15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas)
    • ¾ cup canned coconut milk (, or more if needed)
    • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro (, plus more for garnish)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 442 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 23 g 34.96%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 49.73%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1036 mg 43.15%
    • Calcium: 134 mg 13.43%
    • Potassium: 478 mg 13.66%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 36.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 37.87%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 60.61%
    • Vitamin C 94.52%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq