Spicy Carrot Garbanzo Tagine
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Spicy Carrot Garbanzo Tagine

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 -6


  • 2-3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 4 carrots sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 14.5 oz. cans Bush’s Garbanzo Beans rinsed and drained
  • Sea salt
  • 1/2 cup currants or golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges, to serve


  • Heat oil in a tagine (or a large sauté pan).  Add the onion and garlic, and saute until soft.
  • When the onion is soft, add the turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne, pepper, honey, and carrots.
  • Pour in enough water to cover the base of the tagine (about 1/2 inch) and cover with a lid. Cook gently for 10-16 minutes.
  • Add in the drained garbanzo beans, add more water to the base if needed, cover with the lid and cook on low (simmer) another 5-10 minutes. Season with salt; add cilantro, and serve with lemon wedges.
  • Ways to enjoy this Spicy Carrot Garbanzo Tagine: As a sandwich or wrap filling, in a rice bowl, as a side dish, or in pita pockets with a bit of plain yogurt as a sauce!