*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             SOUP OF CHICK PEAS
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Appetizers
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Dried chick peas, soaked
      1/2   c            Parsley, chopped
                         Salt
      1/4   ts           Black pepper
    2       pn           Pulverized saffron
      1/4   ts           Turmeric
    1       t            Ginger, grated
      1/2   c            Onion, grated
    3       tb           Olive oil
    8       c            Stock
    1       tb           Tomato paste
    1       c            Potatoes, cubed
      1/4   c            Lemon juice
 
   Drain soaked chick peas & place in a casserole or soup
   pot.  Add parsley, salt, spices, onion, oil & stock.
   Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat, cover & simmer for 1
   hour.  Add the tomato paste & simer for another 1 hour.
   After 2 hours, add the potatoes & simmer for another
   30 minutes.  Add the lemon juice, check for salt &
   serve.
  
 
 
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