Revithopilafo (Chickpea Pilaf)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by evelynathens

Chickpeas are so good done in this simple pilaf. This is 'wetter' than a regular pilaf as this type of cooking in Greece closely resembles a risotto.

Top Review by cuisinebymae

Very good pilaf. I like the combination of chickpeas and rice. Tasty!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook onion in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Add rice and stir to coat with oil.
  3. Cook rice in oil for 2 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, heat water and add saffron.
  5. Add water to rice along with the tomato puree and chickpeas.
  6. Season to taste.
  7. Cook, at a slow simmer, for 20-25 minutes, until the rice is cooked.
  8. Remove from heat and gently stir in lemon juice.

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