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Couscous with chickpeas

Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

Heat in a large skillet over medium heat:
3 T olive oil
Add
1 C sliced blanched almonds
Cook for about a minute
1 t paprika
1 t cumin
1 t coriander
1/2 – 1 t hot red pepper suace
Cook about 1 minute. Stir in:
2 1/2 c chicken or vegetable stock
2 c cooked chickpeas
1 c currants
Bring to boil and stir in 1 1/4 c couscous.
Cover, remove from heat and stand 5 minues. Fluff coucous with fork.
Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste.
Garnish with 1/4 c chopped fresh parsley or cilantro

Very tasty indeed AW

Source: Joy of cooking

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