my mother made something similar, this is a kicked up version. i hadn't cooked this in years, then i saw it at the butcher, served it with israeli couscous
- heat oil in large pan on stovetop, med hi heat.
- add onions and garlic, cook to soften.
- combine spices, rub on both sides of chops and brown on both sides.
- remove from pan.
- add wine, to deglaze the pan, reduce to half.
- add water, bring to boil.
- add chops and juices back to pan, cover, simmer 1 hour.