Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Aaj Pakao Chole – 2 Packet

3 red onions
5 pieces garlic
1 large sweet potato
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp chili powder
1 generous tbsp sweet paprika
1 tbsp cinnamon
Few sprigs fresh thyme
8 whole tomatoes
1.6l water
3 tsp pink salt
2 bunches of collard greens/spinach/kale
1/4 cup sweet raisins
Few sprigs fresh parsley
  • Dice the onions, finely chop the garlic, and peel and cube the sweet potato
  • Heat up a stock pot on medium heat. Add the olive oil
  • Add in the onions and garlic. Then, add in the cumin seeds, chili powder, paprika, and cinnamon
  • Give the pot a good stir and add the thyme
  • Add in the sweet potato and Aaj Pakao chickpeas. Stir well
  • Add in the tomatoes and crush to release its juices
  • Pour in water of weight equal to tomatoes
  • Add the pink salt and stir well. Turn up the heat to bring to a boil, then simmer on medium for 15min
  • Remove the leaves from the collard greens/spinach/kale and give it a rough chop
  • Add the greens into the stew along with the dried raisins
  • Transfer 3 cups of stew into a blender and blend on medium high
  • Pour the blend back into the stew and give it a good stir
  • Plate and garnish with freshly chopped parsley