Mediterranean Chickpea Rice | Chickpea Rice



Mediterranean Chickpea Rice | Chickpea Rice

Ingredients


  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1cup canned chickpeas
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbs flour
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups cooked Basmati rice
  • 2 tbs chopped parsley
  • 1 tbs chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup roasted chopped pistachios (optional)
  • salt and pepper   


Directions


      Toss the sliced onions with flour and deep fry until crisp, sprinkle with salt and set aside. Heat olive oil in a sauce pan, splutter cumin seeds. Add curry powder, fry for 5 seconds.(Do not burn the masala). Add the canned chickpeas along with bit of salt and saute for 2 minutes, set aside. In a big bowl, toss together the cooked rice, parsley, cilantro, raisins, pistachios, chickpeas, crispy onions,
 and salt and pepper to taste. Serve with raita, pickle etc.
























Recipe Adapted from Here


3 Comments:

Priya Suresh said...

Beautiful chickpeas rice, love the addition of nuts and raisins.

Catherine said...

Oh I love chick peas. They are so versatile and delicious and healthy too. Great salad. ~ Catherine

Julie said...

very simple yet elegant...adipoli!

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