Friday, 10 April 2015

How to make Black Chickpeas Salad

Recipe of Black Chickpeas Salad | Kala chana chaat

Black chickpeas salad is a refreshing healthy and nutritious salad which is topped with a crunchy mix of onion, tomato and cucumber tossed in spices and lemon juice. It is a perfect recipe for weight watchers. It is fresh, flavorful, and filling.

black chickpeas salad,kala chana chaat

It is easy and quick salad which can be prepared in few minutes. It is light on stomach and is quiet filling. It is colorful salad which is a bowl full of nutrition which is high on fibre. It is simple, healthy and gluten free. It can also served as a easy side dish with any meal.

black chickpeas salad,kala chana chaat

Lets start with the recipe :

Preparation Time Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes 10 minutes 15 minutes Serves 4

Recipe Type : Salad
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients :
  • 1 cup sprouted black chickpeas
  • 1 medium sized chopped tomato
  • 1 medium sized chopped onion
  • 1 chopped cucumber
  • 2 boiled potatoes chopped
  • 2 chopped green chillies (optional)
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lemon
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
Preparation :
  1. Pressure cook sprouted black chickpeas with little water for 1 whistle
  2. Keep it aside and let it cool
  3. In a mixing bowl, add sprouted black chickpeas, onion, tomato, cucumber, potato, green chilly and toss well
  4. Add salt, pepper,chaat masala, lemon juice and mix well
  5. Toss again and garnish with coriander leaves, serve immediately
Note :
  1. Chaat masala in an Indian spice available in an Indian store, you can skip it if that's not available
  2. You can also add mint and tamarind chutney.
black chickpeas salad,kala chana chaat


  1. Very healthy ,colorful and an apt recipe for this summer !!!

  2. Looks delicious healthy one too.

  3. One of the most healthiest grain

  4. They look so inviting,delightful & healthy.

  5. I've got no issues with my weight. Still I love salad. This one is so refreshing. Yum indeed.

  6. Healthy & colorful salad.......nice presentation.

  7. colorful, inviting and ofcourse healthy too, it my dear

  8. tasty,healthy salad...i love chcik peas.

  9. Nutritious, delectable, inviting, and HEALTHY bowl of comfort and YUM.

  10. I don't see black chickpeas over here...did they taste the same as white one? The salad looks fantastic!

  11. What a superb and light dish that can be eaten all year round, fantastic recipe Ritu!

  12. Such great colours... i would love to have that bowl of salad :) Nice one


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