Spicy Indian Garbanzo Beans

Written by 
The Canyon Ranch Kitchen

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories 
320
protein 
14 g
sodium 
465 mg
carbohydrates 
46 g
fat 
10 g
fiber  
12 g
cholesterol 
1 mg
Servings 
5
Ingredients 

2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
¼ cup finely minced fresh ginger
½ cup diced red onion
¼ cup diced red bell pepper
4 Tbsp Punjabi Chhole Spice Mix
1 cup diced tomatoes
2 (12-oz) cans cooked garbanzo beans, drained
½ cup vegetable stock
½ tsp sea salt
1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

Yogurt Sauce
1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
¼ tsp sea salt

1½ cups cooked brown rice

Punjabi Chole Spice Mix is an Indian spice blend form Arora Creations that can be found in some health food stores or can be purchased from their website at www.aroracreations.com or at www.cooking.com.
Instructions 
  1. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large saucepot. Add ginger, onions and bell peppers and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add Punjabi spice mix and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and sauté until spices caramelize.
  4. Add beans and vegetable stock and cook until liquid is absorbed and beans are well cooked. Season with salt and cilantro.
  5. Combine yogurt and sea salt in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  6. Serve 1 cup bean mixture with ¼ cup yogurt sauce over ⅓ cup brown rice.
Punjabi Chole Spice Mix is an Indian spice blend form Arora Creations that can be found in some health food stores or can be purchased from their website at www.aroracreations.com or at www.cooking.com.
About the author 
All Canyon Ranch recipes are developed on property by our esteemed chefs, led by Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein.