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Chickpea salad
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Chickpea Salad - Mediterranean Style

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is tasty, healthy salad with low fat dressing . It gets ready soon and packs well for lunch box
Course Salads
Cuisine Mediterranean, World
Keyword Bachelor's Cooking, Diet, Healthy, Weight Loss
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 169kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 1 cup Chickpeas boiled
  • ½ cup Red Onions chopped
  • ¼ cup Cherry Tomatoes quartered
  • ½ cup English Cucumber sliced and quartered

Salad Dressing

  • 3 tablespoon Hung Curd
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Paparika
  • ½ teaspoon Blackpepper powder or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds, roasted
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Mint Leaves
  • Salt as required


For dressing

  • Take 3 tablespoon of hung curd in a bowl / jar. Add olive oil, chopped garlic, roasted cumin powder, paparika, blackpepper powder, salt to taste and lime juice.
  • Now add in roasted sesame seeds. Along with giving nutty tasty, it adds on more rustic flavours.
  • Add some freshly chopped cilantro and mint leaves, adding fresh herbs into dressing helps to release out some water which make it easy for smooth mixing of spices when poured on to salad vegetables.
  • Stir and mix well everything.

To make salad

  • Into a mixing bowl add 1 cup boiled chickpeas, chopped red onions, English cucumber and cherry tomatoes.
  • Pour hung curd dressing over vegetables and chickpeas.
  • Nicely give a stir to mix well everything.
  • Let it sit for 5 minutes for flavours to meld together and serve.



Calories: 169kcal