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Chickpea Tagine with Buttered CousCous

This is a traditional Moroccan dish and a perfect dinner menu. Couscous variations depends upon our tastes and availability of time. Its a dish inspired from Hamlyn 200 recipes.
What you need:
2 cups - Chickpeas, Soaked over nite and cooked for 6 whistles with salt or canned
1 no - Onion, chopped
3 nos - Tomatoes, chopped
2 cloves - Garlic, minced
1 cup - Veg stock
1 tsp - Cumin powder
1 tsp - Coriander powder
1/4 tsp - Cinnamon
1 tsp - Red chilli powder

2 tbsp - Fresh Coriander, chopped
2 tbsp - Olive oil
Salt as reqd

How to make:

Heat the olive oil in a saucepan add the onions saute for a few minutes. Add the garlic and all spices and salt, stir together add the chickpeas, tomatoes and the stock. 


Leave this to simmer over a low heat for 10 min and add chopped coriander and switch off the stove. 
What you need for Buttered Couscous:
1 cup - Couscous
1 tbsp - Butter
2 cups - Hot water
1/4 tsp - Salt
1 tbsp - Fresh Coriander, chopped


How to make:
Put couscous into a bowl and add butter on top cover with salt added boiled water. Uncover the bowl after 5 min and fluff up with a fork. 


Serve the tagine with couscous and sprinkle over fresh parsley.


Sending this to Vegetarian side dishes event hosted by Zesty Palette and event by Priyas blog.

Comments

  1. Omg, wonderful spread, seriously makes me drool..Feel like inviting myself to your place..

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  2. The chickpea and couscous - a nice meal idea.

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  3. love the tagine and the couscous

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  4. nice combo clicks are super

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  5. I love tagines- this one looks pretty easy, and I love the couscous, too. What are 6 whistles, though? I never heard of something cooked 6 whistles. LOL. Have a great weekend.

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  6. I have never tried out couscous...looks light and healthy.

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  7. Very yummy looking combo. Looks superb.

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  8. I love coucous. it must have tasted so good with the chick pea curry!

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  9. So lovely , Perfect Click.Love this recipe .
    http://followfoodie.blogspot.com/

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  10. Very healthy wholesome meal... Looks so yum

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  11. It's really addictive tempting combo...nice click...Thanks for sharing...

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  12. The couscous and the chana looks very inviting..

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  13. yummy recipe....lovely clicks too....

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  14. lovely combo and healthy meal...awsum

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  15. That looks really sumptuous and healthy!

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  16. A wonderful meal to have in ones repertoire. Yum!

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  17. excellent..looks absolutely fab & yumm
    Tasty Appetite

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  18. wow healthy dinner recipe,luks delicious...

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  19. Anything with chickpea would be fine :)

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  20. A very delicious ,healthy and new dish to learn..

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  21. love the color of the chickpeas...healthy dish :)

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  22. very perfect and healthy recipe

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  23. Moroccan dishes are so quick to make, nice combo of chickpeas with couscous.

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  24. delicious looking couscous

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  25. such a nutritious and healthy meal...thanks for sharing!

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  26. Sounds interesting, nice post looks yummy...

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  27. The tagine is very similar to Indian curries, except the use of olive oil. Pics, especially the second pic, is very nice.

    Indu @indugetscooking.blogspot.com

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  28. Unique recipe, couscous looks so delicious.

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  29. Scrumptious and healthy meal. You always amaze me!

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  30. There is lot of similarity between Indian and Moroccan cooking.....this recipe is the perfect example of it.....love the combo of the spices and medley of flavours...

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  31. wow mouth watering chickpeas....delicious.
    http://lifewithspices.blogspot.com/

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  32. Healthy n delightful recipe...

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  33. Very nice dinner idea, loved the recipe and combo!

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  34. Beautiful clicks n yummy dish....

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