Friday, July 3, 2009

Chick Pea Recipes- Day 5

Chickpea and Fresh Tomato With Curry Dressing over Couscous

1 fresh tomato, diced
1 (19 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed
1/4 cup raisins (to taste)
3/4 cup couscous (medium size)
3/4 cup boiling water
1/4 cup virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 medium garlic cloves, diced
1/8 teaspoon salt

To cook couscous, place in a bowl with equal amount boiling water and cover for 5 to 8 minutes.

While couscous cooks, dice tomato and rinse chickpeas.

To prepare sauce, mix olive oil, curry powder, lemon juice, garlic and salt by hand in a small bowl.

Divide cooked couscous between two large plates or pasta bowls.

Pour chickpeas, diced tomato and raisins on top of couscous

Using spoon, drizzle generous amount of sauce over all ingredients. Serve and savour!

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