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Turmeric Chickpeas

Turmeric Chickpeas

By: Naomi Sherman

With its rich colour and distinctive earthy flavour, turmeric is perfect for adding to dishes to increase your intake of curcumin, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Combining it with fibre-rich and mineral-packed chickpeas gives you a superfood side dish that complements any meal.



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  • 375g dried chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp turmeric
  • 1.5L water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt, to taste


  • Place the chickpeas, turmeric and water into a large bowl and soak overnight.
  • Pour the contents of the bowl into a large pot and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour, until chickpeas are tender.
  • Drain and toss with olive oil then season to taste.
  • Serve warm or cold as part of a salad.


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Naomi Sherman

Naomi Sherman

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