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    Indian-Spiced Chickpeas and Red Peppers

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    evelyn/athens's Note:

    I love the Indian way with spices. This dish is not only deliciously good for you.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Drain chickpeas, reserving 1 cup of liquid.
    2. 2
      In a blender of food processor, puree 1 cup of chickpeas with reserved liquid until smooth.
    3. 3
      Heat olive oil in large skillet.
    4. 4
      Add onion and garlic and cook over moderately-high heat, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent and garlic is golden, 2-3 minutes.
    5. 5
      Stir in turmeric.
    6. 6
      Add chickpea puree, bell peppers and jalapenos and season with 1 tsp salt.
    7. 7
      Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
    8. 8
      Add remaining chickpeas, cover and simmer until the peppers are just tender, about 5 minutes longer.
    9. 9
      If stew is too thick, thin with a little water.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 09, 2010

      45

      This turned out really good, not as spicy as I was expecting but it worked really well. When I first tried a spoonfull it tasted a bit bland, I got side tracked and came back an hour later... huge difference, def needs a little time to meld together. Looking forward to having this for lunch tomorrow.

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    • on August 16, 2006

      25

      I'm sorry to say that mine turned out to be watery and bland, but maybe I'm more adventurous about my Indian Curry.

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    • on March 09, 2005

      55

      What a lovely meal! I added chunks of skinned, boned chicken breast which I peppered and seared with the onion and garlic. Otherwise, I followed the recipe precisely, and it was delicious. A gorgeous color from the turmeric, a hint of sweetness from the red pepper--with the addition of the chicken and served over jasmine rice, a wonderful meal. Thank you, Evelyn.

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    Nutritional Facts for Indian-Spiced Chickpeas and Red Peppers

    Serving Size: 1 (319 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 321.6
     
    Calories from Fat 82
    25%
    Total Fat 9.2 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1123.5 mg
    46%
    Total Carbohydrate 51.7 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 10.4 g
    41%
    Sugars 5.3 g
    21%
    Protein 10.4 g
    20%

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