Hungarian Lentil and Chickpea Goulash

December 18, 2017


Home cooking can be so much fun. We love this quick and simple

Hungarian Lentil and Chickpea Goulash

Perfect for the cold days of winter; why not try our family friendly meal tonight



1 large onion, finely chopped

1/4 tea spoon of dried cumin

a sprinkle of black pepper

a sprinkle of ground ginger

a sprinkle of ground garlic

400g can chopped tomato 

1 cup of red lentils

1 cup of chickpeas


Add 3 cups of water to a pan and bring to boil

Add in the lentils and chickpeas cover with a lid turn heat down and simmer until soft (usually takes 20 minutes)

Drain off any excess water and leave to one side

In a separate pan heat and soften the onions usually takes around 3-5 minutes

Add all the herbs and spices to the pan of onions and cook for 1 further minute

Stir in the tomatoes and 1/2 can of water

Add the lentils and simmer the mixture on a low heat until the consistency is thick and glossy

Spoon into serving bowls and enjoy

For the grown-ups in the family try adding a dollop of sour cream

All our love

“for aisha”

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