African-Style Vegetarian Stew

Posted by Tiffany 2/18/2002 11:00 am

4 small kohlrabies, peeled and cut into chunks
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
1 large onion, chopped
2 zucchini, sliced thick
5 fresh tomatoes or 16 ounces canned
1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, liquid included
1/2 cup couscous, or bulgur wheat
1/4 cup raisins, dark or golden
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cups water

Combine all the ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.

NOTE: Serve the couscous separately, if desired. Parsnips may be substituted for the kohlrabi.

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