Hearty Moroccan Lentil & Chickpea Stew

by @daisy_scoopwholefoods

This is the perfect nourishing winter warmer! Done in the slow cooker, so not only is it really easy to prepare, but you can come home to a healthy and wholesome hot meal that's packed with goodness. And why not take some to work the next day to warm you up?

  • 1 diced red onion
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 inch piece fresh grated ginger
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/4 cups dried whole red lentils
  • 1 cup dried chickpeas
  • 3 large chopped tomates
  • 3 chopped carrots
  • 2 handfuls chopped kale
  • 4 cups of vegetable stock/ bone broth
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • fresh chopped coriander
  • 4 tbsp coconut yoghurt
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • salt and pepper to taste


Add all ingredients except the fresh coriander, yoghurt and turmeric, to your slow cooker pot. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Once cooked, season well with salt and pepper. Prepare your tumeric yoghurt by mixing the coconut yoghurt, freshly chopped coriander, turmeric and black pepper together. Then serve the stew with some more fresh coriander and the turmeric yoghurt.

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