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 Post subject: Basmati & Wild Rice w/ Chickpeas & Currants from "Jerusalem"
PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:55 am 
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This is my second recipe from "Jerusalem" - a pilaf of basmati and wild rice, with cumin and curry-scented chickpeas, fried onions, dried currants, and fresh herbs. It's satisfying Sephardic comfort food, and reminded me a lot of Mujaddara, which is one of my favorite Arabic dishes ever ("Jerusalem" includes a recipe for that, as well). A good example of the culinary cultural overlaps they discuss in the book.

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Recipe (slightly adapted) is on my blog: http://www.braisenwoman.com/2013/10/coo ... -with.html

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 Post subject: Re: Basmati & Wild Rice w/ Chickpeas & Currants from "Jerusa
PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:56 pm 
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That looks amazing. Your rice came out perfect looking!


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 Post subject: Re: Basmati & Wild Rice w/ Chickpeas & Currants from "Jerusa
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It looks so fancy, yet comforting, all at once. I want a huge plate of it!

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This book intrigues me!


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 Post subject: Re: Basmati & Wild Rice w/ Chickpeas & Currants from "Jerusa
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That looks beautiful, perfect for a harvest/thanksgiving meal!

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You inspired me to make this myself a couple of days ago. I saw your beautiful pic and thought... Yes! Dinner! I didn't have any wild rice, so used red instead. The crispy onions are heaven! I do think the recipe could benefit from the addition of some toasted almonds for a little texture though. I made tomatoes stuffed with millet and cashews to go with it. Thanks for the inspiration!

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 Post subject: Re: Basmati & Wild Rice w/ Chickpeas & Currants from "Jerusa
PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:09 pm 
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Thanks, guys!

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You inspired me to make this myself a couple of days ago. I saw your beautiful pic and thought... Yes! Dinner! I didn't have any wild rice, so used red instead. The crispy onions are heaven! I do think the recipe could benefit from the addition of some toasted almonds for a little texture though. I made tomatoes stuffed with millet and cashews to go with it. Thanks for the inspiration!


Yea! So glad you tried it! Agree that a bit of crunch would be a great addition, especially without the extra "bite" from wild rice.

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