Chickpea spinach curry recipe

Vegan Calzone

From: Elena Holmes, a registered nutritional therapist and researcher.
FB: Elena, Health and Food



Good for:




  • 550g wholemeal spelt flour
  • 180ml water
  • 3 tbsp EVO oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried yeast


  • 100g (dry weight) small green lentils, soaked for 6-8 hours
  • 200g chopped spring greens
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp finely chopped hot chilli (optional)
  • 2 tsp rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Boiling water – as necessary (see below)
  • Soy sauce or salt to taste

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Mix the dough ingredients and leave to rise covered in a warm place for 90 mins.

Step 2

In the meantime, rinse the soaked lentils, place them in a pan, add some boiling water just enough to cover the lot, and cook for 10 mins, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Add the rest of the ingredients for the filling, except soy sauce/salt, stir well and cook for further 8-10 mins until the lentils are soft and the water has evaporated.

Step 4

Add soy sauce/salt.

Step 5

Roll out the dough, place the filling in the centre, and fold the dough pinching the edges to seal the pie.

Step 6

Bake in a preheated oven at 200ºC/390ºF for 15-20 mins.

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