In vegan and vegetarian diets, it is important to be inventive with your ingredients. There is more than enough variety of vegetables and grains but you have to keep an eye on protein for your diet to be properly balanced. This Chickpea Curry Soup is a nutritious and flavorful addition to your plant based diet.
When you come across an ingredient that is as versatile as healthy as chickpeas, it is fun to use it in many different recipes. Chickpeas are one the multipurpose food of the past few decades. They are the all-star in the all-time favorite hummus, but there is so much more to chickpeas than just this tasty dip. You can cook them just about any way you want to: boiling, baking, roasting, mashing, adding in a salad, blending with herbs for to create falafel – you can even use as a base for chocolate truffles. For the latter, when you drain a can of chickpeas, reserve the liquid, it functions as a replacement for egg whites. The chickpea liquid can be whipped up to make aquafaba which has lots of great uses. Be sure not to miss our article all about aquafaba (with great recipes)!