Ghana Bhajee Recipe
Ingredients (use vegan versions):
- large Spanish onion
- 2 cans chickpeas (Put 1/2 Cup Liquid Aside For Later Use)
- whole tomato or 1/2 cup canned tomatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 3 cloves garlic (press)
- 2 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
- 2 tablespoon coriander
- 1/4 tspn cayenne
- 1/4 tspn black Pepper
Brown Onions in water (Can be done in very small amount of oil also).
Add ginger and garlic Cook 2 min. Add all spices except salt Cook 1 min.
Add tomatoes Cook 5 Minutes.
Add the liquid from the chick peas.
Add 1/2 cup water and lemon juice Cook 10 minutes.
Add chick peas Cook 10 minutes.
Add salt to taste.
This becomes a kind of paste and can be eaten as is. A friend of mine
usually makes some for work and we spread it on a type of
Mediterranean Bread we get here in NYC that is fat-free. It is called
Shepard’s Bread made by Damascus Bakeries. It is very flat and thin
and the Ghana Bhajee can be used as a filler