Indian Chickpeas & Okra Recipe

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Indian Chickpeas & Okra

Kellie Simpson


I adapted this recipe from one called "Okra Tangine" but since I neither had a tangine nor knew what one was until I looked it up, I had to improvise (like always) lol

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1 lb
frozen okra, sliced
1 can(s)
chickpeas, drained & rinsed
1 can(s)
chicken broth
2 c
tomato sauce or puree
1/2 large
onion, chopped
1 c
green pepper, chopped
3/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
4-5 dash(es)
hot sauce
3 c
cooked rice
1/2 stick
2 lb
smoked sausage or andouille (optional)


1Thaw okra, allow to drain and set aside.
2Slice the sausage and brown in a deep nonstick skillet. Scoop out the sausage and allow to drain on papertowels.
3Add the onion, peppers, ground ginger and magarine to the skillet. Reduce heat and cook till veggies are tender.
4Add stock, tomamto sauce, okra, chickpeas, cumin, hot sauce, salt & pepper. Simmer on low with lid on till okra is tender. Then remove the lid for a little longer to allow sauce to thicken.
5Serve over rice with sausage.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy