Friday, December 30, 2011

Chickpea Yogurt Salad....step by step.

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This is my favorite healthy salad ... a perfect break from all the Christmas goodies. Not a bit of oil of any kind in this salad, I used plain fresh yogurt/curd... perfect meal with roti or you can have it own its own (preferably chilled) ...a true protein packed salad...perfect to free your system from all the Christmas goodies.

Author: Nisa Homey
How I made it:
Soaked, boiled chickpea: About 1 cup.
Tomato: 1, chopped.
Onion: 1, chopped.
Green Chilly: 1, chopped finely (add or decrease according to your tolerance level).
Half cucumber chopped.
About 3 to 4 tbsp of fresh yogurt.
Salt to taste.
Cilantro to garnish.


1. Soak Chickpeas for altleast 4 hours or soak it overnight and cook in a pressure cooker with little water and salt for 10 to 15 min after the whistle. Open and check if the chickpea is cooked and evaporate the remaining water if there is any.

2. Take all these veggies....

3. And chop them up.

4. Add  3 to 4 tbsp of fresh yogurt and mix well, add salt accordingly. Sprinkle coriander leaves.

Serve Chilled wrapped in Indian Flatbread/Roti or have it own its own.

Enjoy this healthy oil-free salad!!

Wishing all my readers, friends, and every one who has encourage me a very happy and prosperous New Year!!


  1. Inviting & healthy salad!!! Happy new year to u your family Nisa ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  2. very nice and refreshing salad....its looking so yummy and inventing recipe too..must marked

  3. I love chickpeas... n this salad looks so fresh n refreshing... too good!

  4. Healthy and wonderful. Happy new year

  5. nice and healthy salad ..yum..wish you and your family a very happy new year.

  6. Wishing you a very Happy New Year, filled with loads of happiness, good health and wonderful blessings. May all your wishes come true.

  7. Good Morning Nisa,
    I could eat that whole salad by myself. It just looks delicious, I am so hungry! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year and Abundant Blessings in 2012!
    Miz Helen

  8. Yumm and refreshing salad to go with Chapati Dear.Wishing you a Very Happy New Year 2012.

  9. wow..that is indeed very delicious n healthy...wishing u n ur family a very happy new year :-)

  10. Healthy tempting tooo

    Happy New Year

  11. looks so nutritious & yum! love those colours... very vibrant

  12. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a great day and enjoy your new Red Plate.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  13. nice recipe i used to carry boiled chick peas to office as mid morning snack. this recipe is aweome . i can just make like this and bring.


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