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Spicy Chickpeas

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlVegetable oil
1 tablespoon 15mlOnion - finely chopped (medium)
1 teaspoon 5mlGround coriander
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround cumin
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlCayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlTurmeric
15 1/2 oz 440gCanned garbanzo beans - rinsed and drained
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlBlack peppercorns - coarsely ground
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1 teaspoon 5mlFresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons 30mlFresh cilantro - chopped

Recipe Instructions

In a large skillet, heat the oil. Add the onion and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the coriander, cumin, cayenne and turmeric and cook, stirring, about 1 miniute. Add the chickpeas peppercorns and salt and cook over moderate heat until warmed through. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juick and cilantro. Transfer to a bowl and serve warm or at room temperature.

Food & Wine, February 1999


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