Friday, 11 July 2014

Chickpea Salad

I had some leftover chickpeas and made this colourful salad. Zero oil, yet tastes delicious, filling and very light. I made yogurt dressing for this salad. Dressing was amazingly delicious, it was tangy, creamy and was perfect with chickpeas.


  • 1 Cup Chickpeas ( parboiled)
  • 1 Cucumber chopped
  • 1 Red Onion chopped finely
  • 1 small ripe tomato chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Sweet Corn (parboiled)
  • 1/4 Cup Feta Cheese ( I used homemade chenna - Indian Cottage cheese)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
  • a pinch of salt
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon



For the yogurt dressing

  • 1/4 Cup thick plain yogurt ( hung )
  • 1 Teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh Cream
  • a pinch of salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • red chilli powder ( optional)
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon










1. In a bowl, mix together chick peas, cucumber, onion, tomato, sweet corn


2. Add black pepper , salt and lemon juice and toss


3. Prepare the dressing : In a small bowl, add yogurt , olive oil, cream, salt, black pepper, lemon juice and whisk it





4. Pour the dressing over the chickpeas salad and toss gently

5. Sprinkle feta cheese over the salad and Chickpea salad is ready to be Served

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