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Chickpeas With Eggplant (Aubergine) and Spinach

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“This is best served with some naan bread or rice, to sop up all the tasty juices!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the chickpeas.
  2. Fry the eggplant cubes in the oil until golden on the outside and tender inside.
  3. This will take about 10 minutes.
  4. Remove with a draining spoon.
  5. If there is no oil left in the pan then add a little more and when it is hot, add the ginger, garlic and chilli and fry for one minute.
  6. Stir constantly.
  7. Add the coriander and cumin and cook for 30 seconds, taking care not to burn the spices.
  8. Add the tomatoes and their juice, chickpeas and water.
  9. Bring to a boil and simmer.
  10. Cook for 15 minutes, add the spinach and bring to a boil.
  11. Cook for a further minute or two until the spinach is tender.
  12. Stir the eggplant back in, season with salt and pepper and serve hot.

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