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Chef Ray – Indian Potato & Chickpea Wraps

This was a simple dinner to prepare and any leftovers are excellent as lunch the following day.

From: Dixon, Jeremy (2011) The Revive Cafe Cookbook 

Serves 6


  • 3 large potatoes
  • 6 large burritos (tortilla flat bread)
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 400g can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans) drained
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 tablespoons date puree or honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • oil for brushing
  • ½ cup fresh coriander (cilantro) chopped
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Cut potato into cubes and cook for around 10-15 minutes in boiling water until soft. Drain and mash roughly.
  3. Fry onion in oil until clear in a separate pan.
  4. Add spices to onion and cook for around 1 more minute stirring regularly.
  5. Combine all ingredients (except burritos). Reserve some cumin seeds and sesame seeds for garnish.
  6. Place 1 cup of the mixture in middle of burrito, bring sides in first and wrap.
  7. Brush with a little oil and add some extra sesame seeds and cumin seeds on top for garnish.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes at 180°C (350°F) to crisp them up.

Although I’m not a qualified chef I do like to pretend I’m on Master Chef. I source the recipes from the stated source (not sauce) and make them taking the photo of the meal I produce for myself.

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