Butternut Squash and Chickpea Rice
Tips & Tricks
If you have regular rice in a package, better yet since it's more natural. To cook it, put a tablespoon of oil, a cup of rice, and two garlic cloves in a pan over the heat. Lightly fry for a few seconds, stirring constantly without burning or browning the grains. Then add 2 cups water and a pinch of salt. Stir a little to mix all ingredients over high heat. Cook for 3–5 minutes. The water will gradually evaporate off. When you see that there are no more bubbles, reduce the heat to low, cover the pan with a lid, and let steam for 15 minutes. Then take off the lid and taste the rice. If you notice that it’s still a little hard, cook for 3–5 more minutes, then remove from the heat. Your white rice is ready to use.
Chickpeas with vegetables are a great way to make a nutritious one-dish meal. Try combining chickpeas with spinach, eggplant, zucchini, or broccoli.
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