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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Kiymali Nohut - Chickpeas with Beef

This beef recipe is so delicious it'll make you say "oh yeah," through the whole meal! The sauce is flavourful, spicy, and slightly hot. Try this recipe at your next cookout and watch how your guests come back for more.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chick peas
  • 1 chopped oOnion
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup ground beef
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup hot water
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tsp pepper


Combine oil and onions in a pan. Fry the onions till they turn golden brown.

Add the chopped beef to the onions. Fry for 5 10 min.

Add the remaining items and spices and simmer for 20 min on low heat.

Cook till the beef is tender and soft.

Serve hot with rice and pita bread.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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