Spiced vegetables and chickpeas
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
2 tablespoons rice bran oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon turmeric
4cm piece ginger, grated
1 long red chilli, seeded, sliced
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
400g kumara, peeled, cut into 3cm pieces
2 medium courgettes, cut into 2cm-thick slices
1/2 medium cauliflower (about 400g), cut into florets
1 cup reduced-salt vegetable stock
400g can no-added-salt chickpeas, rinsed, drained
1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
1/4 cup coriander sprigs, to serve
2 naan or pita breads, halved, to serve
1/3 cup mango chutney, to serve
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fibre 11g
1 Set a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Heat rice bran oil. Add mustard seeds and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add cumin, turmeric, ginger, chilli and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
2 Add kumara to frying pan and cook, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes, or until golden. Toss courgette and cauliflower through mixture; stir in vegetable stock, cover and bring to the boil.
3 Reduce heat to low and cook vegetables for 15-20 minutes, or until tender. Add chickpeas and cook for 5 minutes. Stir chopped coriander through mixture; leave to cool slightly. Transfer spiced vegetables and chickpeas to an airtight container and freeze (for up to 1 month).
Make it gluten free: Check stock and ground spices are gluten free.
To reheat: Transfer spiced veges and chickpeas to fridge and leave to thaw for a day (or overnight). Place thawed veges and chickpeas in a shallow microwave-safe dish; cover and microwave on 50% power, stirring every 3 minutes, for 10-12 minutes, or until hot.
To serve: Warm bread. Divide spiced veges and chickpeas among 4 plates; top with coriander sprigs. Serve each dish with half a piece of bread and mango chutney.