Healthy Quinoa Chickpea Bowl

Healthy Quinoa Chickpea Bowl | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Here’s a healthy quinoa chickpea bowl recipe by Food Impromptu on Youtube that will surely fulfill and satisfy your hunger! This one-pan meal is super easy and quick to make and has loads of flavor that will surprise you. Try this dish at home- I bet you’ll finish it in one sitting. Watch the video below for full instructions.



For the chickpeas:

  • 1 can (13.5 oz) of cooked chickpeas (low sodium, strained)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • salt to taste

For the quinoa:

  • 1 cup of quinoa (thoroughly washed and drained)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of onion (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons of chopped or grated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of chopped or grated ginger
  • 3/4 cup of strained tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of water
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup of raisins (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup of parsley (chopped)


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Step 1:

Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the chickpeas in a pan over medium-high heat. Fry for about 3 minutes. Next, season it with salt, 1 teaspoon of paprika, and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper. Mix well then fry for another 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl.

Step 2:

In the same pan, add 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 cup of onion, and salt to taste. Fry on medium-high heat until it starts to caramelize.

Step 3:

Add 2 teaspoons of ginger and 2 teaspoons of garlic to the onions. Fry for about 1 to 2 minutes.

Step 4:

Reduce the heat to medium-low, then add the strained tomatoes. Mix and cook for another 2 minutes.

Healthy Quinoa Chickpea Bowl recipe
Image by Food Impromptu via Youtube


Step 5:

Place the quinoa into a strainer and wash thoroughly. Add the quinoa, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin, and 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper(optional) to the onion and tomato mixture. Increase the heat to medium-high then add 1 and 1/2 cups of water. Mix and bring it to a boil.

Step 6:

Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and cook for 20 minutes.

Step 7:

After 20 minutes, turn off the heat then add the parsley, raisins, and chickpeas. Mix until well combined.

Healthy Quinoa Chickpea Bowl ingredients
Image by Food Impromptu via Youtube


Step 8:

Serve and enjoy!


Healthy Quinoa Chickpea Bowl

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