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Cumin And Coriander Spiced Chick-Pea Salad

Courses: Salads
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

  For The Dressing
2 tablespoons 30mlFresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons 30mlWhite-wine vinegar
2   Garlic cloves - minced, and
  Mashed to a paste with
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlGrated peeled fresh ginger root
1 teaspoon 5mlGround cumin - or to taste
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne or dried hot red pepper flakes - or to taste
1/2 cup 118mlOlive oil
  For The Salad
4   Chick-peas - (19 oz ea) - rinsed, drained well
2   Yellow bell peppers - chopped fine
1   Scallions - (sm bunch) - sliced thin
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozFinely-chopped fresh coriander - or to taste

Recipe Instructions

Make the dressing: In a bowl whisk together the lemon juice, the vinegar, the garlic paste, the ginger root, the cumin, the cayenne, and salt and pepper to taste, add the oil in a stream, whisking, and whisk the dressing until it is emulsified.

In a large bowl stir together the chick-peas, the bell peppers, the scallions, the coriander, and the dressing and chill the salad, covered, overnight.

This recipe yields 8 servings.

COOKING LIVE with Sara Moulton - Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # CL-9134 broadcast 05-21-1998) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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