Chickpea Salad

Chickpea salad is a side dish that can go with any north Indian meal. It can also be eaten alone as an evening snacks.

Ingredients:

  • Chickpea – 1 cup
  • Carrot, onion, tomato, cucumber (chopped) – 1 cup
  • Green Chilli – 1 pc (chopped)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp or to taste
  • Chat Masala – 1/2 tsp or to taste
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) – for garnish

 

Method:

  • Soak chickpea in sufficient water for overnight or for 12 hours.
  • Boil chickpea in pressure cooker with little salt (you should give 2-3 whistles and then let it cook on lowest flame for 10-15 minutes.)

 

  • When the pressure releases, strain water from the chickpea and keep it aside.
  • In the meanwhile, take chopped veggie in a bowl and add in chopped green chili.

  • Add the boiled chickpea in the bowl, followed by lemon juice, salt and chat masala.

 

  • Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve.

Note: Mix all the ingredients just before serving to retain its freshness.

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