Indian-Spiced Kale & Chickpeas

Indian-Spiced Kale & Chickpeas

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 14 min
  • Total: 24 min
  • Serving: 4

Enjoy this vegetarian Indian dish made with kale and chickpeas, otherwise known as garbanzo beans.


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1 1 pounds kale, ribs removed, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed


  1. Place the olive oil into a large sauté pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, then add the kale and cook for 1 minute, tossing frequently.
  3. Pour in the broth and then add the coriander, cumin, garam masala and salt. Stir the mixture to combine, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the chickpeas and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Serve hot.


Comments on "Indian-Spiced Kale & Chickpeas"

m2storey March 06, 2012 | 6:21 AM

I am so glad that Kale is given the respect it so deserves and no longer treated as a garnish. I used to always eat my Kale and was treated like I was from another planet. Love Kale. ty