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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Chickpea Coriander Chicken Stew

Chickpea is eaten raw, roasted or boiled and processed into flour. Chickpea exports from East Africa have considerably increased over the last decade. The medium-seed chickpea kabuli variety has enabled chickpea cultivation to spread to the subtropical and tropical regions of Africa. 




Chickpea Coriander Chicken with Greens 

Ingredients
4 skinless chicken thighs
1 cup canned chickpeas
4 cups Swiss chard or kale or mustard greens
Chickpea Coriander Chicken with Greens 1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 hot pepper (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Water to cover

Directions
In a large pot add all ingredients except greens and cover with water. Cook on medium heat for about 30 minutes until the chicken is tender. Add greens and simmer another 10 minutes. Serve over rice or couscous.



About Chickpeas

About Chickpeas

Cicer arietinum or Chickpea is an important annual plant consumed all over the world. Chickpea is a highly nutritious grain legume crop and is one of the cheapest sources of protein.

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