Friday, April 29, 2016

Chickpea Cucumber Salad | Vegetarian Quick Salad Recipes

Salads are not my favorites-period.Somehow the thought of eating raw stuff never appealed to me.But,there's always an exception,or rather exceptions.Salads which do not taste raw and salady(is that even a word?)get my thumbs up.We've been including lots of salads and stir-fries in our meals these days.It's so hot here in Chennai that filling up oneself with side eats like these sound much more appetizing than a full blown meal.

This one is inspired by David Rocco.In one of his shows,he made this quick Chickpea salad with sprouted chickpea and an assortment of spices and veggies.I always have cooked chickpea in my fridge,leftover from either Saarupkari or Kadala curry.So assembling this was a breeze.I'd suggest you keep a portion aside when you cook chickpeas,for this salad.
Chickpea Cucumber Salad


Cooked Chickpeas/Brown Channa - 1/4 cup
Cucumber - 1/4 cup,chopped
Onion - 1/4 cup,chopped
Tomato - 1/4 cup,chopped
Green chilly - 1 small,finely chopped
Coriander leaves - about 2-3 tbsp,chopped
Salt to taste
Lime juice - 1 tsp,optional


In a mixing bowl,assemble everything except salt and lime juice.
Just before serving add the salt and lime juice.

Tastes great on its own or as an accompaniment with your meal or even as a topping with some roasted Lijjat Pappad.


  1. This looks really good, I was using cabbage in a lot of salads and started having tummy cramps, now will switch to something like this

    1. I used to love Cabbage in salads too but I guess the variety which we get these days are not suitable to be eaten raw!


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