Chick Pea and Tomato Curry

Recipe courtesy of Muir Glen Organic



  • 1 tablespoon California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) chick peas, drained, rinsed
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) Muir GlenĀ® organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
  • Hot cooked rice, if desired
  • Plain yogurt, if desired


  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion, garlic, gingerroot and curry powder in oil about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.
  2. 2 Stir in chick peas and tomatoes. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cilantro, lemon juice and salt.
  3. 3 Serve over rice; top each serving with yogurt.
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