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CHICKPEA CHAAT


This is a very easy recipe to prepare, and quite an aromatic dish. Use as a side dish for your braai (BBQ)

Serves 4

Ingredients:

1 tin of boiled chick peas (240g)

1 large potato cut into small cubes

1 small onion chopped small

10ml olive oil

1 heaped teaspoon jeera/coriander powder

¾ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon chilli powder

1 teaspoon ginger

2 table spoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon sugar

Half tin chopped tomato about 200g

1 cup plain yogurt

Fresh Coriander leaves to garnish

Method:

Boil cubed potato till tender

Heat oil in a pan and add ginger and onion and sauté till onions are transparent but not brown

Add tin of chickpeas to onion and ginger along with the salt, turmeric, jeera/coriander powder and chilli powder

Stir well and add in lemon juice and boiled potatoes to the pan.

Then add the chopped tomatoes along with the teaspoon of sugar and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes on a medium heat. Allow chickpea and potato mixture to cool slightly.

Transfer mixture to another dish and mix in the plain yogurt

Garnish with fresh coriander.

CHICKPEA CHAAT

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