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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 min
Cook time: 10 min
cup Brown rice (microwavable/easy cook)
tablespoon Olive oil
Medium onion, chopped
pinch Crushed red pepper
- Cook rice according to package instructions.
- 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.
- In a bowl, put chickpeas at the bottom and the rice on top. Flip the bowl over onto a plate and sprinkle red pepper.
- Serve with ayran.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe with Chickpeas