Indian chickpea pizza with lime raita

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

40 min

Makes

4 Servings

Indian chickpea pizza with lime raita

Indian vegetarian pizza with chickpeas. Photo, Erik Putz.

Take pizza night on a world tour, starting with this hearty vegetarian recipe.


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 red bell pepper , diced
  • 1 zucchini , diced
  • 1 tbsp tandoori curry paste
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp water
  • 1 cup chickpeas , drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 pieces naan bread
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup 2% yogurt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • PREHEAT Preheat oven to 400F. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium. Add onion, ginger, red pepper and zucchini. Cook until vegetables are tender, about 5 min. Add tandoori curry paste, 1/4 cup water, chickpeas and  salt. Cook 2 more min. Gently mash chickpeas in pan.
  • ARRANGE naan on a baking sheet. Divide vegetable mixture among breads. Sprinkle with mozzarella. Bake in centre of oven until cheese melts, about 10 min.
  • STIR Stir yogurt with lime juice and 1 tbsp water in a small bowl. Drizzle over warm pizzas, then sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 465,
  • Protein
  • 16 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 67 g,
  • Fat
  • 15 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1294 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin C
Wine Pairings

Indian vegetarian pizza
Pair it with: A thrilling B.C. sipper.
Gewürztraminer can tend toward the flat, but this West Coast star quivers with racy acidity. A perfumed nose includes Turkish delight, ginger and clementines, all of which enhance the spices of curried pizza.

Our pick: Red Rooster Gewürztraminer, British Columbia, $17.