Fried Chick Peas Recipe

Step 1

Soak the chick peas overnight in lots of water. Then bring to a boil, and simmer for 2 to 3 hours.

Step 2

Mix the onions and spices together in a small bowl. Using a non-stick pan, then fry in the oil until the onions are brown (5 to 10 minutes).

Step 3

Thoroughly mix the fried onion, cooked chick peas, lemon juice, parsley, and mint in a medium size bowl.

Step 4

On medium-high heat, fry everything until the chick peas start to soften (about 10 minutes). Cover, and set the heat on very low for 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 5

Serve hot or cold. Great for picnics!

** Variations **

Add one more diced onion. Use olive, sesame, or safflower oil instead of peanut.

Contributed by: Walter Brown, ab684

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c Dried chick peas
  • 1md Onion, diced
  • 3T Peanut oil
  • 1T Lemon juice
  • 2t Dried parsley
  • 2t Dried mint
  • 1/2t Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4t Ground black pepper
  • 1/4t Garlic powder
  • 1/4t Turmeric
  • 1/4t Ground cumin seed

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