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Chickpeas

The endless options when it comes to chickpeas is amazing to me.  It's a good thing I love them.  (I used to judge a good salad bar by whether or not they had chickpeas.)

I wanted to make a chickpea curry for awhile, but with traveling and other events the tab just stayed open on my safari screen waiting for me to finally make it.

I got back from Cincinnati late Thursday and I'm leaving again Monday for over a week so that left me 3 days to eat at my place.  What does that mean?  No perishables.  Or bought in very small quantities.  And I was feeling bummed that I shouldn't cook anything.  But then... I just halved the recipe and bam! cue a couple delicious meals.  The perfect amount to finish in 3 days.

I dove in to this Chickpea Curry.  I didn't have all the spices (add coriander to my list to buy), but I had the majority and it was delicious!  I didn't find it extremely spicy, but it did have a kick (please remember I have a high threshold for spiciness).
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This time I just followed the recipe and served it over rice.  I think it would be really good with potatoes or carrots.  I think I'll try that next time.

My place smelt amazing when this was cooked up!

I usually buy beans by the bag and cook them at home.  They are much cheaper this way & I think they taste better too.  I used the last of my chickpeas on this recipe so add that to the list too.

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  1. You use safari?!? C'mon Lisa!

    PS Just found your blog! Now I will read all the posts.

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    1. Janie Rubes are you Biz? =)
      (Yes, I can guess from your safari comment ;)

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