Chickpea and Couscous Croquettes
Preparation time: 50 minutes
Active time: 40 minutes
Total time: 90 minutes
300 gr boiled chickpeas
125 gr couscous, soaked for 20 minutes in hot water, squeezed
3 tomatoes, peeled and seeded
3 dry onions, cut into thick slices
½ cup red wine
2 tbsp soya sauce
2 tbsp mustard
2 garlic cloves
1 bunch parsley
4 tbsp olive oil
Put the couscous, chickpeas, onion, tomato, wine, soya sauce, mustard, garlic, parsley and olive oil into the food processor.
Add rosemary, thyme and salt and pepper to taste. Blend the mixture. Leave in the refrigerator for at least one hour to thicken.
Shape the mixture into medium sized round croquettes and fry them until golden brown.
You can accompany with a cool yogurt sauce: Mix 1 cup strained yogurt with 4 tbs. olive oil, 1 finely chopped or grated tomato, 1 tbs. finely chopped parsley, 1 grated garlic clove and 1 pinch each cumin and coriander powder.