If you are losing weight, you might not have enough time to arrange for elaborate meals. A western meal has a far greater number of alternatives when it comes to a diet which Indian food almost does not offer due to its high carb content through the potato.
Rarely it is possible to come across a well-balanced recipe. One of these is chickpea also called garbanzo beans.
Chickpea is a legume commonly consumed in Mediterranean regions. A multifaceted food, chickpea is one of the main ingredients in hummus and falafel, two traditional dishes from the Middle East.Chickpea is an excellent source of plant protein. One cup of cooked chickpeas contains 15 grams of protein and only 4 grams of fat.
Chickpea, like almost all other legumes, is a naturally rich source of high-quality vegetable protein,several vitamins and minerals, and dietary fiber. In addition, it is low in fat, and like all plant foods, it does not contain cholesterol.
Ingredients for Chickpea Curry and Chapati
1 cup of chickpeas
1 liter of vegetable broth
One teaspoon cumin
One teaspoon turmeric
One clove of garlic
Two green chilies
1 tbsp of lemon juice
One bunch of coriander
Salt and Pepper
Method for Chickpea Curry and Chapati
In a saucepan, combine chopped onion, diced carrots drained and rinsed chickpeas, broth,
cumin, and garlic.
Saute for few minutes till the onion crystalizes
Add turmeric and let it fry for 2 minutes
Add salt and pepper.
Let it cook for 20 min uncovered.
Add the lemon juice, chilies and sprinkle chopped coriander.
It is best consumed with chapatis. Chapatis or Indian bread prevent diseases. Whole wheat bread has a high nutritional value. Many chronic conditions require a diet that includes foods such as chapati. It helps your body and your immune system prepare for various types of diseases.
Since chapatis are loaded with iron, the levels of hemoglobin in the body are balanced. The risks of iron deficiency or anemia decrease significantly.
Your body can produce a number composed of red blood cells and white blood cells as soon as you start eating chapatis.
Chapatis contain fewer calories than other foods. It is the best food for a diet. If you want to reduce the number of calories consumed, chapatis is an excellent choice. The health benefits of chapatis should not be lost. It is not surprising that so many Indians incorporate this amazing bread into their daily diet.