September 13, 2022 2 min read


Warming, comforting and filling chickpea stew with greens. perfect to serve in a warm bed of rice.

  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1 tsp fresh turmeric minced
  • ½ yellow onion small dice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 15 oz organic chickpeas
  • 4 cups power greens or spinach chopped fine
  • 1 cup unsweetened plant milk
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp plain plant based yogurt
  • salt to taste
  • pinch crushed red pepper
  • ground black pepper
  1. Start by heating your wok or saucepan on medium heat with the oil, then add garlic, ginger, fresh turmeric (if unavailable and add extra 1 tsp dry when adding dry spices)and yellow onion and cook stirring often until browned and super fragrant about 10 minutes
  2. Add chickpeas and greens and cook 2 mins until all greens have wilted
  3. Add plant milk and tomato paste and bring to a boil
  4. Add turmeric powder, garam masala, ground cumin, crushed red pepper, salt and ground black pepper.
  5. Let simmer for 5 mins and stir well to incorporate all spices.
  6. 6.Turn off heat and add plain plant yogurt and stir well for extra creaminess


Sara Tercero | @betterfoodguru

Sara Tercero is the Chef behind the popular blog and Instagram BetterFoodGuru and the Author of 30 Days to a Plant-based Diet: A Cookbook and Meal Plan for Beginners. She shares easy, healthy, and tasty recipes inspired by global flavors that will make you want to eat your vegetables. Her specialties are vegan Indian inspired dishes, Rainbow Salads and Mediterranean and Mexican Inspired cuisines. It is Sara’s mission to prove that plants are delicious and help others cook and eat their way to health and happiness.