Indian chickpea salad
Indian chickpea salad- a protein rich quick and easy salad loaded with vegetables, flavored with Indian spices and a tangy lime dressing. Also known as chana salad or chickpea masala salad, this simple salad is so filling that it can be enjoyed as a meal too.
Calories 145 kcal
1.5 cups boiled/ canned chickpeas 1 cup boiled potato cubes 1 small red onion finely chopped 1 small tomato finely chopped 1 small cucumber finely chopped 1-2 green chili pepper finely chopped ¼ cup chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice adjust to taste 2 teaspoons roasted cumin seeds powder 1 teaspoon chaat masala ½ teaspoon red chili powder adjust to taste Ground black pepper to taste Salt to taste
If using canned chickpeas, rinse them with water and pat dry with a clean kitchen towel before using them in the salad.
If you are using a variety of cucumber with hard skin and seeds like Indian cucumber, peel it and remove the seeds.
More detailed recipe tips and tricks are given in the post above. Please follow them to make this recipe.
Calories: 145 kcal | Carbohydrates: 27 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 45 mg | Potassium: 536 mg | Fiber: 7 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 476 IU | Vitamin C: 21 mg | Calcium: 60 mg | Iron: 3 mg