Skillet rice and chickpeas is a classic Middle Eastern dish that is easy to make and full of flavor. It’s a great way to get your daily dose of protein, fiber, and vitamins in one meal. The combination of jasmine rice, flavorful chickpeas, and fragrant garlic creates an irresistible dish that can be enjoyed as a vegan main course or as a side dish. With this recipe, you’ll learn how to make the perfect skillet rice and chickpeas every time!
Prepare the Rice and Chickpeas
1. Pour oil into a medium-sized pot. Add onions and sauté for three minutes. Add garlic and chickpeas and sauté for an additional five minutes. Add water, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
2. Add rice and mix. Cover pot and reduce fire to low. Simmer for about 30 minutes, or until water is evaporated.