Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins
This spicy chickpeas Stew is a nutritious dish for vegans and vegetarians.
1/2 cup spiced chickpeas powder
- 1⁄2 cup red onions (finely chopped) or 1⁄2 cup shallot (finely chopped)
- 1 tablespoon chili powder (Berbere, if required)
- 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
- water (as required)
- Sauté the onion with oil, adding gradually half cup of water until tender; If the chickpeas are not spiced add the hot chili powder and stir for five minutes.
- Add one cup of water and boil.
- To the boiling sauce, sprinkle the chickpeas powder by stirring continuously until smooth and add one cup of water; stir continuously, (if needed add half cup of water); cook the stew for 25 minutes.
- Add to stew, false cardamom, black pepper and salt; cook until simmers.
- Serve it cold or warm with Injera, pita bread.
- Keep it in the fridge.
- P.S. (a)If preferred, mix the chickpeas powder with one or more cup of cold water in a bowl and pour to the boiling sauce; mix it well; stir continuously.
- (b) If needed, you may add 1 tablespoon purified butter (Nitir Kebe)* instead of the oil.
- * You will find these spices in Ethiopian or Indian shops/groceries.