Today I made this delicious rice dish with chickpeas, aubergine and sun dried tomatoes. I served it for lunch with green salad. This is also good warmed up to accompany the main meals or cold as a party dish. —Fahriye
hot vegetable stock or hot water
oil or butter
large onion chopped finely
aubergine, diced finely
diced sun dried tomatoes
cooked and drained chickpeas
salt and pepper to taste
Fresh, chopped parsley and dill
In This Recipe
Fry the onion in a pan until well browned. Add the aubergines and cook together for 5 minutes coating and mixing well.
Add the sun dried tomatoes, chick peas and mix spice, mix.
Toss in the washed rice coating it well in the spice. Pour the stock into the pan, season with salt and pepper and bring it to boil.
Lower the heat, cover the pan and simmer for 12-15 minutes until all of the water has been absorbed.
Turn off the heat and place 2 or 3 pieces of kitchen paper on top of the rice and place the lid back on tightly.
Let the rice rest for 10 minutes.
Fluff the rice with a fork and sprinkle the dill and parsley over the dish just before serving.