Salads are often overlooked, but when prepared well, they can be both delicious and satisfying. This chickpea salad recipe is ideal for those who crave a protein-packed and filling dish. Chickpeas, a rich source of protein, form the base of this salad, providing sustained energy and keeping hunger at bay.
1 cup cooked chickpeas
½ cup small onion (thinly sliced)
½ cup grated coconut
½ teaspoon pepper powder
Salt (as required)
Lemon juice (as required)
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 sprig of curry leaves
2-3 thandu mulaku (chilly)
Combine chickpeas, onion, and grated coconut in a vessel.
Add salt, lemon juice, and pepper to taste.
Heat oil in a pan and season the salad with mustard seeds, curry leaves, and thandu mulaku.
Toss the salad well, ensuring even coating of the dressing.
The protein-packed chickpea salad is ready to be enjoyed.
This chickpea salad is not only a nutritious option but is also gluten-free. It’s a perfect choice for those looking for a wholesome and satisfying meal that can keep hunger at bay for an extended period.