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Chick Pea - Zuchinni Curry
from: Sharon Raghavachary

Serving Size : 4

  • 8 oz Pasta (preferably whole wheat spaghetti )
  • 2 tb Safflower Oil
  • Sm Onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • Clove Garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 c Sliced Mushrooms (4 oz)
  • 2 x Med Zucchini, sliced
  • Lg Tomato, cubed
  • 15 oz Can Chick peas,drained(1.5 c
  • 6 oz Can Tomato paste (2/3 c)
  • 2 ts Curry powder, to taste
  • 1 c Water
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
GARNISH: scallion curls, opt. (Slice green part very thin lengthwise. Drop into ice water. Curls will form in about 15 minutes)

Boil a large pot of water; cook pasta until al dente.

While pasta is cooking, heat oil in a saucepan. Add onion, garlic, mushrooms, and zucchini. Saute until zucchini is tender but not mushy.

Stir in remaining ingredients and cook over medium heat, covered, for about 8 minutes. When pasta is done, drain well. Spoon vegetables over pasta. Garnish with scallion curls.

VARIATIONS: - add 1-2 t finely minced gingerroot; saute with vegetables