How to make Quinoa Salad | Quinoa Chickpea Salad


Quinoa Chickpea Salad | How to make quinoa salad

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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)
  • ¼ cup quinoa
  • ½ cup soaked chickpeas/ chana / chole
  • ½ small tomato chopped or 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • few mint leaves (optional)
  • few coriander leaves or celery
  • pinch of pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp carrots minced
  • 2 tbsp cucumber
  • 1 green chili deseeded and minced
  • virgin olive oil or virgin coconut oil
  • salt as needed
How to make the recipe
  1. Wash quinoa well and soak them for about 15 minutes. Drain off the water.
  2. Cook them with ¾ cup water. If there is extra water left, you can just evaporate them by cooking on a high heat. When they are thoroughly cooked , they turn opaque.
  3. Make sure there is no water left in the cooked quinoa. Let them cool.
  4. soak chickpeas overnight and boil them till soft.
  5. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and toss.
  6. Serve fresh.
If you are not on vegan or low fat diet, you can include few chunks of roasted paneer and nuts.
To cook one cup of quinoa, 2 to 2½ cups of water is good enough. You can refer the instructions on the pack

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