Chickpea salad is a very simple and nutritious salad.
Chickpea also known as Garbanzo beans and in India it is known as chole or kabuli chana.
Chickpeas are loaded with protein and fiber.
The iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphate, zinc and vitamin K content present in chickpeas which contribute to building and maintaining bone strength.
Enjoy it as a light dinner, or pack it up for lunch or you can enjoy this as healthy breakfast or as an evening snack.
How to make Chickpea Salad
Chickpeas/Kabuli Chana – 2 cups soaked in water for 6 to 8 hours
Onion – 1 finely chopped
Cucumber – 1/2 chopped
Tomato – 1 chopped
Green Chili – 2 finely chopped
Lemon juice – 2 tbsp
coriander leaves – chopped
Chaat masala – 1 tsp
Salt as per taste Method:
Pressure cook soaked chickpeas with 4 cups of water and 1 tsp salt till 4 whistle.
Drain Chickpeas and Cool completely.
Combine the Chickpeas/kabuli chana with the remaining ingredients for the salad.
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To make sure Avocado is ripen, Select darker colored (almost Black) Avocado.
Hold it in one hand and Slice slowly down the center lengthwise around the seed, starting at the narrower end.
Holding the avocado in the palm of one hand, use your other hand to twist and rotate the two halves apart. (Refer to above Video)
Slice the avocado in half or cut into wedges. Then pull outer dark layer or skin away from the inner green flesh of the fruit.
Now cut avocado into small pieces.
Throw away skin and seed.
Now take 1 cup milk and 2 teaspoons sugar to make avocado smoothie.
Put avocado, milk and sugar in the jar and grind it just for few secs.
Avocado smoothie is ready. Serve it in a cup or bowl.