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               Pressure Cooked Wheat Berry and Chickpea Stew
 
 Recipe By     : Cooking Under Pressure, copyright 1989
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Dry Beans                        Grain
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      tablespoons   butter or oil
    1      large         onion -- coarsely chopped
    3      stalks        celery, cut into 4-5 chunks
    1 1/2  cups          whole wheat berries -- picked over & rinsed
    6      cups          vegetable stock -- or
                         beef stock -- or
                         chicken stock -- or
                         bouillon
    4      small         parsnips (up to 5), cut in 3-4 chunks -- peeled
      3/4  cup           dried chickpeas -- picked over & rinsed
      1/3  cup           loosely packed dried mustrooms
    2                    bay leaves
    1      tablespoon    caraway seeds
      1/2  teaspoon      salt -- or to taste
 
 serves 6
 
 Heat the butter in the cooker.  Saute the onion until soft, about 3 minutes.  S
 tir in the celery and wheat berries.  Add the stock (watch for sputtering oil),
  parsnips, chickpeas, mushrooms, bay leaves, and caraway seeds.  Lock the lid i
 n place and over high heat bring to high pressure.  Adjust the heat to maintain
  high pressure, and cook for 50 miutes.  Let the pressure drop naturally, or us
  a quick release method.  Remove the lid, tilting it away from you to allow any
  excess steam to escape.  If the wheat berries or chick peas are not quite cook
 ed, lock the lid back into place and return to high pressure for a few more min
 utes.  Remove the bay leaves, and adjust the seasonings, adding salt to taste.
 
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