Etli Nohut (Chickpeas in a Meat Sauce)


  • 400 grams chickpeas
  • 2 medium onions
  • 250 diced lamb
  • 40 grams margarine or vegetable oil
  • 20 grams tomato paste
  • Salt


Cooking time: 35 Minutes
Serves : 4

1-Soak chickpeas in salted water overnight. Drain and wash under cold water. Place in large pan, cover with water and cook chickpeas until soft. Drain. Brown meat and onions in margarine.
2-Add tomato paste and stir through for two minutes. Add enough water to pan to cover meat. 3-Cook meat until tender. Rinse cooked chickpeas and add to meat. Salt to taste and add more water to cover chickpeas. Cook for further fifteen minutes.

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