Chickpea and Pumpkin Curry Toasties

Chickpea and Pumpkin Curry Toasties

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 can chickpeas (400g)
  • 125g pumpkin diced in cubes of 2-3 cm
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • ¼ bulb fennel finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste concentrate
  • 1 tbsp Mr. India: Authentic Curry Spice Blend
  • 1tsp ginger + garlic paste
  • ½ Cup veggie stock/water
  • Salt to taste

Method

  • Heat up the oil in a deep and large non-stick pan and fry the mustard seeds for 15 sec on high heat. Put a cover on top as the seeds may pop.
  • Throw in the onion and fennel and sauté for 3-4 minutes on low-medium heat until slightly golden)
  • Mix in all the spices including ginger and garlic and cook for about a minute on low heat.
  • Add the tomato paste and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium heat, stir occasionally. If it sticks to the pan add a splash of water.
  • Add chickpeas, pumpkin, and veggie stock and stir well.
  • Cover and cook for approx. 15-16 min on med-low heat. (Or until the pumpkin is soft)
  • If there is excess liquid cook without the lid on high heat for few minutes until it evaporates.
  • Let the curry cool down a little.
  • Place vegan butter on two slices of bread, and place 3-4 tbsp of curry mixture on the unbuttered side. Place the other slice on top (unbuttered side down) and cook it in the Jaffle/Toasty maker until golden and crunchy.

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