Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Moroccan black-eyed peas

A hearty bowl of black-eyed peas cooked with garlic, onion, tomatoes adding lemon juice and  Cumin makes it Taste even better  .


1    Cup Black eyed Peas (put in Hot water for 30 min )
1    Tomato Pealed and diced 
1/2 Onion Diced 
2    Garlic Cloves 
2    TBS Fresh Chopped parsley and cilantro
1     Teaspoon Cumin 
1     Teaspoon Paprika 
1/2  Teaspoon Ground Ginger 
1/4  Teaspoon Turmeric 
1/4  Teaspoon Black pepper 
2     Teaspoon Salt to taste 
4      Cups water or vegetable stock
1      Teaspoon Tomato Paste 
Lemon Juice or Slices if desired 
Olive OIL


1- in deep pan pour 1 to 2 TBS Olive Oil , the diced Onion , minced Garlic Cloves , Diced Tomato , stir over medium Heat for 5 min , then add the Black eyed Peas and the spice and stir in 1 Teaspoon tomato Paste and water.

2- Cover and Let cook until most of the sauce evaporate and the black eyed Peas are cooked . 

3- Turn off the Heat and add the 2 TBS of Fresh Chopped parsley and cilantro and 1 Teaspoon of Cumin with a drizzle of Olive Oil , Stir and Serve with Lemon Slices or Drizzle with Little bit of Lemon Juice to Eat .


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