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Menu Maker: Recipes from Class 5 at West Twyford

Sarv's Chick Peas

This delicious starter can be served with rice as a main course

Serves 8 as starter, 4 as part of a main course

S or M (see abbreviations)

250 g chickpeas (soaked)
1 ½ tsp. whole cumin seeds
1 ½ tsp. ground black pepper
2 green chillies, chopped
4-3 cloves
4-5 whole black peppercorns
5cm cinnamon stick
1 tsp. dry mango powder
5 cm root ginger, peeled and finely chopped or grated
2-3 bay leaves
1 tsp. baking powder

1. Cook together until the chickpeas are tender
2. Heat 2-3 Tbsp. oil and add cumin, ginger and chillies
3. Add to the chickpeas with dry mango powder
4. Serve with a salad of onions, tomatoes, cucumber and coriander, all finely chopped and mixed with lemon juice. It can also be served with a white bread.

By Sarv, 9, Park Royal, London

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