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Chickpea, Carrot & Lemon Coconut Curry with Brown Rice

Chickpea, Carrot & Lemon Coconut Curry with Brown Rice

By: Lisa Guy

Chickpeas are packed with protein and fibre, which help slow digestion and promote fullness to control appetite and manage weight.



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  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • Handful coriander
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • Steamed brown rice
  • 2 tins chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • Warm wholegrain flatbread
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • Greek yoghurt
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ground turmeric
  • 1½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼-½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • Pinch sea salt & pepper
  • 1 large carrot, sliced & halved
  • 1 lemon, juice & zest
  • Bunch broccolini, lightly steamed


  • In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add coconut oil.
  • Sauté onions until translucent. Add ginger, garlic, turmeric, garam masala and red pepper flakes.
  • Stir through carrots, chickpeas and coconut milk and cook until carrots are tender.
  • Stir through lemon juice, zest and coriander.
  • Serve curry topped with brown rice, coriander, steamed broccolini, Greek yoghurt and warm flatbread.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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