Chickpeas and Fruit Salad

Chickpeas and Fruit Salad

Yes yes it is chickpeas again, this time with fruits. This recipe works very well because of the incredibly tasty balance that it achieves with the sweetness of fruit and the texture of the chickpeas when you bite into them.

Chickpeas have various fibres that help in are so nutritious that they’re known to control diabetes and blood pressure as well. Apart from this, they are also an incredibly versatile ingredient to cook with. You can eat them canned, dried or roasted, hot or cold.

Chickpeas and Fruit Salad

The reason I love eating them in salads is that inspite of the benefits I know, they’re slightly difficult to digest and our indian masalas make them even heavier. But when used in salads they are clean, light and easy on the tummy, so you don’t have that to worry about!

Eating chickpeas regularly boosts your daily intake of lots of nutrients too. And what better way of eating them than to make a nice, tasty salad?

Yes yes it is chickpeas again, this time with fruits. This recipe works very well because of the incredibly tasty balance that it achieves with the sweetness of fruit and the texture of the chickpeas when you bite into them. Chickpeas have various fibres that help in are so nutritious that they’re k...

Chickpeas and Fruit Salad

Summary

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  • Coursesalad
  • Cuisineglobal vegetarian
  • YieldServes 2-3 s Serves 2-3
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time10 minutesPT0H10M

Ingredients

Boiled/canned chickpeas
1 cup
Pear
1
Pomegranate seeds
½ cup
For the dressing
Extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp
Red wine vinegar
½ tsp
Sumac
1 tsp
Freshly crushed pepper
¼ tsp
Salt:
to taste

Steps

  1. This recipe is literally as easy as 1, 2, 3!
  2. Wash and slice the pears and mix them gently with chickpeas and pomegranate seeds.
  3. Pour all the dressing ingredients in a empty jam jar and shake well to blend
  4. Pour over salad and mix gently so that chickpeas and fruits are well coated in the dressing. There you go - your salad’s ready :)
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