Spicy chickpea stew

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr

Appears in
Casseroles: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1999

  • About

A chickpea stew with chilli, capsicums and tomatoes makes a wanning winter dish. Perfect for vegetarians, these nutty-flavoured chickpeas are delicious and low in fat.


  • 275 g (9 oz) dried chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Place the chickpeas in a bowl and cover with plenty of cold water. Leave overnight, then drain. Place the chickpeas in a large pan of boiling water and cook for about 1 hour, or until tender. Drain well.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the onion over a medium heat for about 5 minutes, or until soft and lightly golden. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute