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A healthy chestnut mushroom, chickpea & spinach curry

Thursday, March 15, 2018

If you are vegetarian or trying to eat less meat, this simple chestnut mushroom, chickpea & spinach curry is perfect for you. Its easy to make and delicious too!


I am making a conscious effort to eat less meat and to be honest, I’m not really missing it.  

Regular readers will know that I am a massive fan of the humble chickpea.  They are cheap, versatile and very tasty.  They add a bit of bite to veggie dishes and I think they are delicious.  They form the basis for this simple curry, paired with chestnut mushrooms and spinach.  I loved the final result.  Give it a try and let me know how you get on.

  • 1 shallot finely chopped
  • 200g chestnut mushrooms
  • 400g tin chickpeas (drained)
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1tsp curry powder
  • 1tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • large handful of spinach leaves
  • fry the shallot
  • add the sliced mushrooms and fry
  • add the spices and cook through
  • add the chickpeas and tomatoes
  • Simmer
  • Add water if required
  • Add the spinach and stir through just before serving

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