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Chickpeas with cod – GRANDMA’S Recipe

21 mayo, 2021

Among the traditional recipes with cod there is a very special one: chickpeas with grandmother’s cod. It is a recipe that brings us memories of many years and those characteristic flavors of home that our grandmothers have always given us.

Grandma’s chickpeas with cod is a recipe that takes time, but has no difficulty. It is a very complete vegetable dish, very healthy and suitable for people with cholesterol, and it is that grandmothers always take care of us. So if you want to know how to do garbanzos with cod with the grandmother’s recipe, do not miss the step by step that in RecetasGratis we have prepared for you. Let’s go with the recipe!

3 diners
1h 30m
Main dish
Low difficulty

Ingredients to make Chickpeas with Grandma’s cod:

How to make grandmother’s chickpeas with cod:


Soak the chickpeas the night before. When preparing the recipe for chickpeas with grandmother’s cod, put the chickpeas in a pot with water and cook them for an hour and a half about or until tender.

Trick: If you have a pressure cooker, you can cook the chickpeas in 30 minutes.

Grandma's Chickpeas with Cod Recipe - Step 1


In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. For example: on a glass ceramic with 9 heat levels, the number 6 will be perfect. Add the sliced ​​garlic and let it brown for a couple of minutes. Then add the teaspoon of paprika and the tablespoon of flour. Mix everything very well so that the ingredients are integrated.

The technique of cooking flour in a fat, in this case olive oil, is known in French as roux and it is used to thicken all kinds of sauces, for example bechamel.

Grandma's Chickpea with Cod Recipe - Step 2


When the roux well integrated, add 3 tablespoons of the broth from the chickpea cooking and stir carefully to avoid lumps.

Trick: Add the tablespoons of broth one by one and stir between them, so it will integrate better.

Grandma's Chickpea with Cod Recipe - Step 3


Once bound, it’s time to add the flaked cod. Cook it for 3 or 4 minutes, turn off the heat and reserve. This will be the base that will add flavor to the recipe for chickpeas with cod.

Trick: You can use desalted cod and cut it into cubes if you prefer.

Grandma's Chickpea with Cod Recipe - Step 4


If you do not have desalted cod, in this video you will learn how to desalinate it:


When the chickpeas are cooked, add the spinach leaves to the pot and cook them for 4 or 5 minutes.

Trick: if you want you can use chard, they are also very good and are perfect.

Grandma's Chickpea with Cod Recipe - Step 6


After 5 minutes, add the cod base to the pot that you had reserved. Mix well to integrate everything.

Grandma's Chickpea with Cod Recipe - Step 7


Serve the chickpeas in a soup plate or deep bowl. If you wish, prepare some hard boiled eggs and finish the plate with them. They look great with this recipe for chickpeas with cod. Take advantage!

Grandma's Chickpea with Cod Recipe - Step 8

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With what to accompany the chickpeas with grandmother’s cod

Once you have discovered how to make chickpeas with cod following the grandmother’s recipe, accompany your plate with a good slice of bread. You can choose loaf bread or another that you like. Also, prepare some Fritters Chard and complete the menu.

Try other similar recipes by visiting the legumes section of our website. You will find exquisite recipes like these delicious stewed chickpeas.

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