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15 Minute Chickpeas Over Rice

April  3, 2014
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Author Notes

Inspired by dying street food of Turkey. Chickpeas over rice is sold from -once ubiquitous- mobile food carts. However the original is done with white Jasmine rice, I prefer to do it with brown rice. Nice and cheap for a quick lunch. It is so classic to eat it with traditional Turkish yogurt drink-ayran.

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 2
  • 1 cup Brown rice (microwavable/easy cook)
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 Medium onion, chopped
  • 1 Can Chickpeas
  • 1 pinch Crushed red pepper
In This Recipe
  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, saute the onion with olive oil until thoroughly cooked. Add chickpeas and stir. Cook together for 2-3 minutes until chickpeas absorb the aroma of onions.
  3. In a bowl, put chickpeas at the bottom and the rice on top. Flip the bowl over onto a plate and sprinkle red pepper.
  4. Serve with ayran.

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