Leblabi (Chic Pea Soup)

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Total Time:
3 hours
Serves:4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Arab Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup - dried Chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup - fresh cilantro, washed and finely chopped
  • 1 /12 cup - dry croutons
  • 10 cups - water
  • 4 large Cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 hot pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - ground caraway
  • 1 tsp - Oregano
  • 3 tbsp - fresh Lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp - Olive oil
  • pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make Leblabi (Chic Pea Soup)

  • Soak the chickpeas in the 10 cups of water overnight.
  • Into a large saucepan put the beans and the water.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat to medium and cook for 2 hours.
  • Add the remaining ingredients with exception of the lemon juice, olive oil and the croutons.
  • Continue to cook over medium heat for another 30 minutes or until the beans are tender.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice and the olive oil.
  • Add to individual bowls and garnish with croutons.