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#1 Old 10-09-2004, 04:47 PM
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Curried Chickpea Pita Pockets by

Category: Sandwiches/Burgers

This recipe is suitable for a: vegetarian/vegan diet.



2 Tbsp. olive oil or water

2 medium onions

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 tsp. cumin powder

1 tsp. turmeric

1 green bell pepper, sliced

2 stalks celery, chopped

1/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

4 firm tomatoes, chopped

2 tsp. chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)

1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained

4 pita pockets, halved



In a frying pan, heat the olive oil or water and sauté the onion and garlic for about 2 minutes. Stir in the cumin and turmeric. Add the green pepper and sauté a few minutes longer, stirring constantly. Add the celery, mushrooms and tomatoes and stir well. Cook for another minute. Sprinkle the coriander on top. Stir the chickpeas into the mixture, reduce the heat and cook for 5 minutes. Spoon the chickpea mixture into each pita pocket and serve.

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Makes 4 servings

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