Armenian Stew Ingredients
- 200 g/7 oz dried apricots, soaked in 125 ml/4 fl oz water for 1 hour
- 100 g/4 oz dried chickpeas, soaked overnight in water
- 1.2 liters/2 pt water
- 200 g/7 oz red lentils, picked and rinsed
- 3 onions, sliced
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
Armenian Stew Recipe
In a large pan, bring the apricots and their soaking water to the boil. Add the chickpeas and 150 ml/5 fl oz water, and simmer for 30 minutes. Do not add salt at this point, as this will toughen the
Add the lentils, onions and 1 liter/1 3⁄4 pt water to the pan, and bring to the boil once again.
Reduce the heat, cover and cook for about 2 hours until the beans are tender. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.