In a large pan on low heat , gently toast spices till fragrant roughly 1 min
Turn heat up and add onion, carrots, water and sautes still just soft
Add chick peas, tomato, water, bay leaves, cinnamon and mix
Turn heat on low and let stew simmer for another 60 min
Add lentils, sweet potato, vegetable stock and stir. Let simmer for another 90 min or until chickpeas are cooked and soft
When chickpea is soft and tender, add the silver beat and let it cook for another 10 min
When ready to serve, drizzle desired amount of coconut yogurt over the stew.
Serve with rice or pita bread
Raw chick peas and lentils was used in this recipe.
Chick peas and lentil have been soaked prior.
To speed cooking time, you can use tin chick peas and lentils.
Chick pea and lentils will absorb the stock during the cooking process. Add more stock if stew is too dry or a runnier stew is preferred.
Stew can also be cooked in a slow cooker.
*Nutrition information is approximate and is meant as a guide only*