Tag Archives: chickpeas

Egyptian koshari (vegan) 6/4/22

According to The Mediterranean Dish, the website where I found this recipe, koshari is “an Egyptian comfort bowl of lentils, rice, chickpeas, with a special tomato sauce and savory crispy onions on top!” I think I made it even more comforting … Continue reading

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Pre-made chickpea stew on a bed of raw kale over cauliflower and white rice mix 5/28/22

Hard to believe but sometimes I do not feel like cooking. My lazy day often happens on Saturday after five straight days of meal preparation. In my former less healthy-eating days this would have been a night of take-out Chinese … Continue reading

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Moroccan chickpeas stew 5/26/22

The weather has cooled down going from a high 97F on Wednesday to a high of 75F on Thursday. The good thing about weather here about 35 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean is that it usually is not super … Continue reading

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Chana dal with rice and kale 5/20/22

Chana dal are dried split chickpeas and this stew is a snap to make in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot. We make ours with spicy Original Rotel plus sriracha on top for even more zing. I love the whole … Continue reading

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Dal bukhara, chandi pindi with rice and naan 4/29/22

On Friday John and I went out to lunch at the Yeti Restaurant, a Nepalese?Indian place, in Glen Ellen, CA. These days when I am going to eat out I like to go to a restaurant that makes something I … Continue reading

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Chana dal. 4/4/22

We made this Chana dal last week and saved some extra portions for dinner today. Like many stews this one got even better having sat around for a few days. It is really nice to have a dinner where all … Continue reading

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Vegan! Split chickpea stew with rice and kale 4/1/22

We go back and forth about which of our dal dishes we like better, Afghani dal or Chana dal. I think our favorite is whatever we are currently eating! It is amazing how much flavor you can build with just … Continue reading

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Moroccan chickpeas with greens. 2/28/22

This vegan dinner entree is a delicious combination of spices, vegetables, and preserved lemon. There is a bunch of chopping up to do but the cooking is mostly hands off. To make it simpler I used a can of drained … Continue reading

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Moroccan chickpeas with chard, turnips, carrots, and fennel. 2/9/22

I made this vegan dish a few weeks ago and it turned out tasting pretty good so I thought I would try it again. I think it turned out even better this time. I did not have any dried apricots … Continue reading

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Vegan! Moroccan chickpeas and chard. 1/28/22

This really tasty stew can be found here if you have a subscription to NYTimes Cooking https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1017228-moroccan-chickpeas-with-chard?smid=ck-recipe-iOS-share. This lively vegan dish is spiced up with plenty of garlic, ginger, jalapeño, turmeric, and preserved lemon. (I found preserved lemons in a … Continue reading

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