Monday, August 29, 2011

Garbanzo Bean Nibble.....Before Dinner Drinks

Garbanzo beans as they are commonly called in Mexico, are chicpeas, homos in Arabic, revithia in Greek. Soaked overnight and cooked by steaming or boiling. They are delicious when simply
boiled "al dente" strained and dried.
You will need:
-  200 gms. of garbanzo beans / chicpeas soaked over night.
-  Chili powder or cumin powder.
-  Salt and freshly ground pepper.
-  Juice of ½ lemon.
Method:
-  Boil chicpeas "al dente".
-  When ready, drain completely.
-  Let dry.
-  Add lemion juice and mix.
-  Salt and freshly ground pepper.
-  Sprinkle with Chili or cumin powder.
-  They can be eaten just like peanuts while drinking.
Enjoy!
Stelio
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