Indian Chickpeas & Okra

Indian Chickpeas & Okra Recipe

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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)

How to Make Indian Chickpeas & Okra


  • 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.

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About Indian Chickpeas & Okra

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