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Garantita (Algerian Chickpea Pie)

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“I am not sure if that is how you spell it! I saw the recipe in "The Great Book of Couscous" and they called it Karantika. This is popular in Algeria (and made in my house a few times per week). It is best served sliced with bread and a bit of harissa or on crackers. Baking time can be decreased to make a mushier version. A food processor is used to make sure you get a smooth combination of ingredients. Chick pea flour can be found in Indian Grocery Stores. It is called "Besan".”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour, water, oil, salt and pepper in food processor until mixture is smooth.
  2. Pour into glass or metal pan at least 6x10-inch.
  3. Pour the beaten egg over.
  4. Bake 375° for 1 hour or until top becomes golden.
  5. Sprinkle with cumin.
  6. Slice and serve on baguette with harissa or other hot sauce.

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