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Chickpeas Salad Recipe

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Chickpeas are the source of nutrition and powerhouse for proteins for vegans and vegetarians. Salad Recipes with simple salad dressing which are low in calories are must have if you are on a diet, detox and weight-loss program. This Chickpeas salad is loaded with Cucumber, onion, tomatoes and avocado to fill your tiffin with a healthy lunch option. Freshness of Coriander leaves and tanginess of lemon juice makes it a perfect snack idea too. So go for it. This Recipe is inspired by Holly from Spend with Pennies.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2


  • Soaked and Boiled Chickpeas 2 Cups
  • Red Onion - 1
  • Tomato -1
  • Avocado - 1
  • Fresh Coriander leaves - handful
  • Cucumber large 1
  • For the Classic Salad Dressing
  • Lemon Juice - 2 tablespoon
  • Olive oil - 1 table spoon
  • Black Pepper Corn - 5-6
  • Salt


  • Soaking and boiling the chickpeas is the prerequisite to make this salad. Few tips to Soak and boil the chickpeas are shared in the Tips section.
  • Take Boiled chickpeas, Dice onion, tomato and cucumber and mix them.
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  • Dice the avocado. I prefer to add it in the last so that they dont turn mushy while stirring.
  • How to Make Classic Salad Dressing -
  • Add lemon juice, olive oil, crushed pepper-corn and salt. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  • Combine the salad dressing with Chickpeas and chop handful of coriander leaves and add to it.
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  • Give a nice stir and then add avocado and stir it nice.


Soak with chickpeas overnight (minimum 6-8hours) in water so that water is just the double amount of the chickpeas.
In case you forget to soak chickpeas you can boil water and pour the steaming hot water on chickpeas and soak it for 2 hours, your chickpeas would be read.
PRessure cook the chickpeas for 10 minutes to boil them. Don’t forget to add salt while boiling chickpeas then you would need less salt in the salad.
You can also check my other light and weightloss  Salad recipes- 
Classic Cucumber Salad
Brocolli Cucumber salad
Cucumber Onion Salad Recipe
Cucumber Salad in Greek Yogurt
Beetroot salad

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Kirti Yadav
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