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chickpea

a drought-resistant legume with a 20% protein content in the seeds. Used for livestock and human consumption. Called also Cicer arietinum, gram, garbanzo.
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Fresh chick peas are preferable in this recipe, as they have a better texture and flavour than tinned versions.
So you should be set for the alternative Tyddyn Llan Christmas lunch with prawns in chick pea sauce, roast sirloin of Welsh black beef and trimmings.
A tongue-tingling mixture of chick pea and sesame seed with an irresistible moreishness.
ingredients 1 16oz can of chick peas, drained 1 clove of peeled garlic small onion peeled juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon olive oil salt, pepper and cayenne pepper
Open a can of chick peas, butter beans or black-eyed beans and you have the basis for a healthy ready meal.
450g (1lb) lean minced beef, lamb, pork 1 can chick peas or red kidney beans 1 jar chilli con carne sauce 150g (5oz) tortilla crisps 30ml (2tbsp) low-fat cheddar cheese
For added protein, stir in a tin of kidney or butter beans, or chick peas ten minutes before serving, or sprinkle with grated cheese.
Chick pea, okra and tomato soup (serves 6) Ingredients 35ml/1 1/4 fl oz olive oil 225g/8oz okra, topped and cut in half lengthways 1 1/2 large onions, finely chopped 1 1/2tsp salt 1 1/2tsp paprika 1 1/2tsp dried oregano 600g/1lb51/4oz fresh ripe tomatoes, skinned and chopped 600g/1lb51/4oz boiled chick peas 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 4tsp tomato puree 1.
Look out for canned chick peas without added sugar or salt.
Harissa Chicken (Dh75) made with tahini and lemon yoghurt sauce and served with couscous mixed with spiced eggplants, chick peas and roasted tomatoes is a fabulous main course with a local touch.
Tenders are invited for Appointment Of Customs House Agent / Clearing Handling Agent At Kolkata Port For Australian Chick Peas