MUSHROOM, CHICKPEA AND SWEET POTATO CURRY | SA Garden and Home

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(Serves 4–6)

INGREDIENTS

olive oil

1 large red onion, finely diced

3T red curry paste (about 80g)

2 cloves garlic, minced

thumb-size piece fresh ginger, grated

500g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into large cubes

1 x 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes

1 x 400ml tin coconut milk

500g white button mushrooms, quartered

200g pack baby spinach

salt and pepper

bunch fresh coriander, finely chopped

 TO SERVE

fresh lime wedges

wild rice

METHOD

1. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

2. Cook the onion and curry paste until the onion is soft and golden, stirring occasionally.

3. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for another 2 minutes.

4. Add the sweet potato, chickpeas, chopped tomatoes and coconut milk. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are tender and the sauce has thickened.

5. Add the mushrooms and continue to cook for another 5–10 minutes.

6. Stir in the baby spinach and season to taste.

7. Scatter with fresh coriander and serve with lime wedges and wild rice.

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