Sunday, July 16, 2017
SWEET AND SOUR CHICKPEAS PEPPERS BROCCOLI
For the Sweet and Sour Sauce:
¼ cup sugar
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
2 to 3 tbsp rice vinegar
1.5 tbsp ketchup
2 tsp soy sauce
½ tsp garlic powder
2 tbsp water
Chickpeas and Veggies:
1 tsp oil
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
½ large red bell pepper thinly sliced
½ green bell pepper thinly sliced
1 cup small broccoli florets
1 15 oz can chickpeas ( drained and rinsed)
a generous dash of salt, black pepper, cayenne
2 tsp water
2 tsp cornstarch
INSTRUCTIONS: Mix the Sweet and Sour sauce mixture in a small bowl, set aside.
In a medium frying pan heat oil over medium heat, add chopped garlic. Cook for 2 minutes.
Add peppers, cover and cook for 2 minutes.
Add broccoli, cover and cook for about a 1 minute.
Add the chickpeas, sauce ingredients, salt ( if using), black pepper and cayenne. Reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
Do a taste test of the sauce. Adjust to taste. Add more sour, sugar or salt.
Mix cornstarch and water. Stir until well combined, add mixture to the pan. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the sauce thickens.
source: Vegan Richa