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Monday, March 05, 2012

Leek Stew with Chickpeas

(Etli Nohutlu Pirasa)

Leek Stew with Chickpeas
1 bunch of leek (3 leeks) washed, cut in thin slices
250 gr beef, cut in cubes
1 + 1 cup hot water
1 small onion, sliced
1/2 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed
1 medium carrot, cleaned, sliced
3 tbsp crushed tomato, canned
1 tbsp red pepper paste
50 ml extra virgin olive oil

1-2 tbsp pomegranate paste

Cook the beef cubes with their own juice. Then add 1 cup hot water and onion. Cook over medium-low heat until the beef pieces are tender. Then add the rest of the ingredients. Cover and cook over medium-low heat until the leeks are softened. If needed, you can add more hot water. Add the pomegranate paste, stir. Cover and turn the heat off. Let the dish stand for about 1-2 minutes. Then serve.

2 servings.



At 4:04 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks so yummy.Greets!

At 2:11 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Red pepper paste?

At 8:08 PM, Blogger Binnur said...


At 5:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi binnur I love your site it's changed the way I cook, I've learned so much! This dish is amazing. I can't find red pepper paste anywhere so used tomato paste instead... Is there any other substitute as I see you use it elsewhere too...fantastic website thanks so much.

At 6:49 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Thank you:) There are so many dishes that use red pepper paste in
Turkish cuisine. I've already posted the Red Pepper Paste recipe that
can help with your Turkish cooking:)


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