In my previous post I made baked eggs in Mushrooms ,served with chickpeas and I promised to share the chickpea recipe.
This recipe, is perfect as a side dish to poultry and meat. Serve it as meal for your Vegetarian or Vegan guest. Enjoy!
How to make boiled Chickpeas.
Soak 250g of chickpeas in 1 litre of water overnight.
Drain the beans and wash well.
Cook in 1 litre of water for about 40 minutes or until it's tender when you taste
250g of homemade chickpeas as above or 250g tinned chickpeas drained.
1 tablespoon of coconut oil
1-3 diced green chillies (depending on your preference)
1 teaspoon of grated ginger (optional)
1 clove of diced garlic)
1 large onion cut thinly into lengthways
A pinch of orange rind.
200ml of vegetable stock
1 tablespoon of chopped parsley.
1 teaspoon of Zaatar mix (optional)
Melt your coconut oil in a pan on a medium heat.
Add the onions and chillies and fry for about 2 minutes
Add the chickpeas and cook for a further 2 minutes
Add the ginger and fry for a minute.
Then add the vegetable stock and the garlic
Cook for a further 6 minutes or until the beans has absorbed the stock and it's still moist.
Add the chopped parsley , salt, pepper to taste and stir.
Quickly remove from the heat.
Sprinkle the Zaatar mix on top and serve.
Serve with a wedge of lime.
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