Slow Cooker Indian Creamy Cauliflower Rice and Chickpea Stew

Recipe inspired by @eatingbirdfood

 2 tbsp avocado oil
 1 onion, chopped
 5 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tsp ginger, minced
 2 tsp turmeric
 1 tbsp garam masala
 1 tbsp cumin
 ½ tsp chili powder
 1 tsp sea salt
 ½ tsp ground pepper
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
 1 (15 oz) can full fat coconut milk
 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 cinnamon stick
 1 (12 oz) package frozen riced cauliflower
 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas
 Optional: 1 lb chicken breast, cut into cubes

1

Add oil to a large skillet and saute onion until caramelized. Add garlic until soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes.

2

Transfer onion and garlic mixture into your slow cooker. Add ginger, turmeric, garam masala, cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper, and cinnamon, and toss to combine. Add in coconut milk, tomato sauce, lemon juice and cinnamon stick to the slow cooker as well. Finally, add in cauliflower rice, chickpeas, and optional chicken chunks. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours.

3

Enjoy!

Ingredients

 2 tbsp avocado oil
 1 onion, chopped
 5 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tsp ginger, minced
 2 tsp turmeric
 1 tbsp garam masala
 1 tbsp cumin
 ½ tsp chili powder
 1 tsp sea salt
 ½ tsp ground pepper
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
 1 (15 oz) can full fat coconut milk
 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 cinnamon stick
 1 (12 oz) package frozen riced cauliflower
 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas
 Optional: 1 lb chicken breast, cut into cubes

Directions

1

Add oil to a large skillet and saute onion until caramelized. Add garlic until soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes.

2

Transfer onion and garlic mixture into your slow cooker. Add ginger, turmeric, garam masala, cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper, and cinnamon, and toss to combine. Add in coconut milk, tomato sauce, lemon juice and cinnamon stick to the slow cooker as well. Finally, add in cauliflower rice, chickpeas, and optional chicken chunks. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours.

3

Enjoy!

Slow Cooker Indian Creamy Cauliflower Rice and Chickpea Stew

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