Chickpea Stew

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Chickpea Stew
Chickpea Stew

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My Tu Duong
Chickpea Stew
Budget-friendly recipe
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This is an easy, traditional side dish for an Ethiopian meal.

Ingredients

2
tablespoons
1

finely chopped

1

minced

1
tablespoon

(see notes below)

½
teaspoon
¼
teaspoon
3
cups
4
tablespoons

(nech shiro)

What You'll Need

  • Chef knife
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cup
  • Large pot
  • Wooden spoon
  • Whisk or fork

Directions

  1. In a pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, optional berbere spice, salt, and turmeric. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add water. Whisk in garbanzo flour, adding a small amount at a time while constantly stirring.
  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until thick, about 20 minutes. For a thicker stew, whisk in a little more garbanzo flour.
  5. Serve hot with injera bread or rice.

Chef Tips

  • You can replace berbere spice with your favorite chili powder and a pinch of ground cayenne.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
½
cup
Total calories:
48
Total fat:
4 g
Saturated fat:
0.5 g
Carbohydrates:
3 g
Protein:
1 g
Fiber:
1 g
Sodium:
320 mg
Attribution

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In collaboration with the International Rescue Committee San Diego, United Women for East Africa Support Team, and UC San Diego – Center for Community Health

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