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Chickpeas with Garam Masala Purée

A comforting vegetarian dish loaded with good-for-you ingredients

Chickpeas with Garam Masala Purée

Garam Masala has one of those fabulous, exotic names that scare most people off when they see it in the spice aisle. It’s actually a mix of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, black pepper and coriander. This dish has a mix of protein, vegetables a starch and is vegetarian.

This Recipe:
12 baby servings, freeze 1/2

1/2 cup cauliflower

1/4 cup peas (fresh or frozen)

1 cup brown rice, steamed

1 cup garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained (canned or fresh that have been soaked overnight and cooked)

1 cup tomatoes, chopped, canned or fresh

1/2 teaspoon garam masala



1. Add cauliflower to a steamer basket over boiling water.

2. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.

3. Add the peas and cook for a total of 5 minutes or until cauliflower is fork tender.

4. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth.

5. Cool and serve.

*Place in Baby Cubes and freeze.


Recipe by Catherine McCord courtesy of

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