Beef Stew with Pickled Cabbage
(Çorti Aşı - Bitlis - East Anatolia Region)
~300 g beef or lamb, bone-in
2/3 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed
1/2 cup pearl wheat
1 1/2 cups pickled cabbage, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, minced
1-2 tbsp tomato paste, optional
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
4 cups or more warm water
Red pepper flakes
Place the meat in a cooking pot. Spread the chickpeas, pickled cabbage, pearl wheat, olive oil, garlic and salt. First add 2 cups of water into the pot. Cover and start to cook at medium-low heat. Occasionally add the rest of the water.
Garnish with the red pepper flakes and serve.
Labels: Lamb- Beef -Veal