Chicken Tagine With Chickpeas And Mint

A sweet and sour dish prepared with chicken and a flavorful sauce. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Chicken Tagine With Chickpeas And Mint
Main Ingredients Chickpeas (kabuli chana), Chicken
Cuisine Moroccan
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken Tagine With Chickpeas And Mint

  • 2 cups Chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked and parboiled
  • 800 grams Chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 medium Onions sliced
  • a few Mint leaves
  • 1 Carrot
  • 3-4 French beans
  • 2 large Tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Garlic chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander seeds roasted and crushed
  • 1/4 cup Coriander roots
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder roasted
  • a pinch Cinnamon powder


  1. Cut carrot into ½ inch thick round slices, cut French beans into ½ inch pieces and chop the tomatoes finely.
  2. Heat a deep non-stick pan, add olive oil. Add ginger and garlic and sauté. Add onion and sauté till lightly browned.
  3. Add turmeric powder, paprika powder and crushed coriander seeds. Stir and add tomatoes. Reduce heat and add carrot, French beans and chicken and continue to sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add chickpeas and sauté for 1 minute more. Add 2 cups water and stir. Increase heat, cover and cook. Chop coriander stems finely.
  5. When the chicken mixture starts boiling, add salt, roasted cumin powder and coriander stems. Cover and cook till chicken is cooked. Add cinnamon powder and stir. Switch off the heat.
  6. Tear fresh mint leaves and add. Serve hot with pita bread or roti or rice.

Nutrition Info

Calories 406
Carbohydrates 17.20
Protein 30.11
Fat 23.90
Other Fiber 1.65