Chickpea Salad
Recipe Type: Salad
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Serves: 4-6
  • ½ cup green chickpeas
  • ½ cup brown chickpeas
  • 1 bunch fresh scallions (about 1 cup)
  • 1 large tomato (about 1 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes (I used dried Kashmiri chili)
  • 2 limes
  • salt and pepper to season
  1. Soak the chickpeas in water overnight.
  2. Drain and rinse the chickpeas with cold water.
  3. Boil the chickpeas in a pot of water till tender. This should take about 45 minutes, then drain the chickpeas and keep aside.
  4. In the mean time, prepare the rest of the vegetables. Slice the tomato in half, discard the seeds and chop the tomato coarsely.
  5. Finely slice the scallions at an angle. In a mixing bowl, add the chickpeas, tomatoes and scallions.
  6. Slice the limes in half and extract their juice. Add the juice to the vegetables, sprinkle the chili flakes and toss to mix.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Serve immediately or chilled with toasted naan or flat-bread.
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