“Kwalitys” Chickpeas

Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds ¼ teaspoon black peppercorns 4 whole cloves 4 green cardamom pods 3 whole dried red chiles 1½-inch piece of fresh ginger, minced 4 fresh or 6 frozen curry leaves, torn into pieces (optional) 2 red onions, finely chopped 3 fresh hot green […]

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1⁄8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) 1 teaspoon garam masala Kosher salt to taste Lime wedges Directions Preheat the oven to 400°F. Rinse and drain the chickpeas and dry by rolling them around in a kitchen towel. Combine the oil, […]

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Squid Stewed with Chickpeas and Peppers

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients Olive oil 1 cup diced white onions 8 cloves garlic, smashed and chopped 1 pound dried chickpeas (soaked overnight) 2 cups canned tomatoes, strained and chopped 1 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon pimento or smoked paprika 1 tablespoon red chili flakes 2 cups white wine Water 1 pound squid, […]

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Stewed Squid with Salsa Verde

Serves 6 Ingredients 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons fresh red chili, chopped 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 pounds fresh squid, cleaned and sliced thick 6-8 plum tomatoes, chopped 1 cup chickpeas, cooked 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves 2 teaspoons salt ½ […]

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Sweet Potatoes, Chickpeas & Apricots with Couscous

Serves 6 Ingredients Olive oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped 2 yellow onions, chopped 1 cinnamon stick broken into a few pieces Salt 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 1 tablespoon ross al hanout traditional or modern recipe 2 cups chickpeas, cooked 1 cup tomatoes, chopped […]

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