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Chick pea pilau

Calories per serving 415.

ingredients

serves 4
low fat cooking spray
1 onion, chopped finely
1 garlic clove, crushed
300 g (10 1/2 oz) basmati rice
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon mild chilli powder
1 teaspoon paprika
225 g (8 oz) carrots, diced finely
225 g (8 oz) courgettes, diced
227 g can of chopped tomatoes
600 ml (20 fl oz) vegetable stock
410 g can of chick peas, rinsed and drained
150 g (5 1/2 oz) baby spinach leaves, washed and drained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
salt and freshly ground black pepper

method

1. Spray a large saucepan with low fat cooking spray, and add the onion and garlic. Stir in the rice, cumin seeds, ground coriander chilli powder and paprika, and cook for 1 minutes.

2. Stir in the carrots, courgettes, tomatoes and stock, and bring to the boil. Coven reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

3. Add the chick peas, spinach, fresh coriander and seasoning, and stir well.

4. Cover and cook for a further 2 - 3 minutes, until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed.

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