Friday, 19 December 2014

How to make Chickpeas Salad

Recipe of Chickpeas Salad | Chane ki chaat

Chickpeas salad also called as 'chane ki chaat' in India is a healthy, protein rich, delicious salad. It is quick to prepare if you have boiled chickpeas ready in your refrigerator. This is super healthy salad which is full of flavors of Indian spices and has a tangy taste of lemon juice. It is vegan and gluten free. You can add your choice of veggies and fruits in it to make it healthier. It is a filling salad which is best for lunch boxes too. This bright, colorful and crunchy salad is famous among kids too. They like it's crispy and tangy flavor. Chickpeas salad in not only healthy and yummy, it is the easiest salad you have ever made. It is simple and refreshing salad seasoned with Indian herbs and lime.

Let's start with the recipe :

Preparation Time Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes 5 minutes 15 minutes Serves 2

Recipe Type : Salad
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients :
  • 1 cup boiled chickpeas
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 1 chopped cucumber
  • 2 boiled potatoes chopped
  • 2 chopped green chillies (optional)
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lime
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
Preparation :
  1. Take a bowl, add chickpeas in it
  2. Add tomatoes, onions, cucumber, potatoes, green chillies in it and mix well
  3. Add salt, chaat masala, pepper and lime juice in it
  4. Toss well
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Note :
  1. Chaat masala in an Indian spice available in an Indian store
  2. You can add your choice of veggies in the salad
  3. You can add mint and tamarind chutney in the same.


  1. Love chickpeas, this looks like a great combination!

  2. Ritu
    This salad is looking awesome, excellent presentation.
    Ritu, your presentation of any dish is soooo beautiful, that you have ability to tranform very simple dish to highly desirable food.
    This is not only looking good, but very nutritious and delicious.
    I just want to relish this salad every day.
    as chickpeas are not only high in dietary fiber but excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin B-6 and magnesium.

    1. Thanks deepa. That's so sweet of you dear. I put in all my hardwork and heart in preparing the dish, presenting and clicking it. It feels great when I get appreciation for the same. Thanks a lot.

  3. U make simple...dishes exotic...with real array of color ssss

  4. Hi!... Came across ur blog!!...Great effort…nice pics..will follow ur blog. Already went through some recipes. Chick peas is healthy and this looks so simple ...will definitely try!!
    Please do visit my space!!

  5. Ritu - still in love with your calming blog ambiance - admiring your salad - healthy and very desirable. i'm going to visit the Indian store today to buy some fresh chat masala !!- catch up with u soon:)

    1. Thanks anu. I am happy to know that you like my blog's new look. I was working hard on it and finally decided. Yes dear do add chaat masala in ur spices. It enhance the flavor of every food. :)

  6. This should be something nice for tea...Hubby would love that!

    1. Thanks kimberly. You do make this for your hubby. I am sure he will enjoy this healthy and delicious salad. :)

  7. This is really a healthy salad. Look at the colors it has, wow.. Nice

  8. I really enjoy chickpeas (once upon a time, I thought I didn't like it) and I now have it often. Thanks for these suggestions for a salad. Will come in handy for me...

    1. You are most welcome Monica. I am glad you have it often now. Do give it a try. I am sure you will start making this salad often too. Thanks for stopping by. :)

  9. Perfect ....Healthy and Easy .. chickpeas salad....

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    1. Thank you so much my friend. You are so kind to say that. I will look forward for your feedback for my future recipes. I am glad you left a comment on my post. Happy new year to you and your family. Stay Connected. :)


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