|Dried chick peas||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Onion||1 , chopped|
|Salt pork piece||1 Small (Small Sized Chunk)|
|Bacon drippings||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground red chili||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Mexican oregano||1 Pinch|
1 Soak the chick-peas in water overnight. Drain, discard soaking water and add fresh water to cover. Add the salt and bring to a boil. Simmer until tender, 1 to 2 hours.
2 When the chick-peas are tender, fry the onion and salt pork in the bacon drippings in a small frying pan until onion is translucent.
3 Add onion, salt pork, chile and seasonings to the chick-peas and simmer together slightly before serving.