Comforting Chickpea Rice

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My chickpea rice is a quick and easy one pan dish. It’s wholesome and nutritious. It’s delicious and fulfilling. This is my kind of comfort food.This rice dish is a good accompaniment with most curries. You can serve it with fried fish and salad. Or equally good with myAromatic Lamb Curry

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 dried chillies, thinly sliced
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 cups water
  • 400g canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed with water

Method:

  1. Wash the rice until the water runs clear, then soak for for 15 minutes.
  2. After soaking the rice, drain the rice thoroughly.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat, then add the chillies, curry leaves, cardamom, ginger, garlic…

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