Pioneering Irish start-up Bayin Oils is the first company in Europe exporting any food product from Myanmar to Europe. The naturally produced oils are cold pressed and unrefined, retaining the numerous health benefits of sesame seeds and peanuts. Bayin are sharing this recipe for chickpea curry – the perfect healthy curry to warm you up on the impending cold evenings!
6 tbsp Bayin Peanut Oil
2 onions, sliced
1 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp garlic crushed
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp smoked paprika
2 fresh green chillies, finely chopped
Bunch of fresh coriander, chopped
300ml vegetable stock
1 large potato
400g tin chickpeas
400g tin tomatoes
1 tbsp lemon juice
Heat Bayin Peanut Oil in large pan. Add onions and cook until golden.
Reduce heat, add ginger, ground cumin, ground coriander, garlic, turmeric, smoked paprika, chilli powder, green chillies and coriander leaves (reserving some coriander for garnish ). Stir fry for 2 mins.
Add stock and mix well. Dice potato and add to pan with chickpeas and tomatoes. Simmer for 15-20 mins. Sprinkle with lemon juice and remaining coriander, and serve hot.
A percentage of Bayin Oils’ profits go back to disadvantaged schools in Myanmar. As the company continues to grow, Bayin would like to be able to sponsor children to continue their education.
Available in SuperValu and independent retailers nationwide, RRP €4.99.