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Chickpea Salad Recipe For Weight Loss

Zero Oil Chickpea Salad For Weight Loss

Chickpea salad is one of the most liked recipes with high nutritional value. It contains a range of nutrients, including protein, which is necessary for bone, muscle, and skin health. For people who are cutting down on meat consumption, a dish of chickpea and rice, for example, can contribute a significant amount of protein to the diet. A cup of chickpea provides almost one-third of an adult’s daily protein needs. Fiber helps keep the digestive tract healthy and promotes regularity. It is a good source of fiber.

For people following a vegan or vegetarian diet, It is an excellent choice, as they provide protein, iron, selenium, and B vitamins. This healthy, summer Chickpea Salad is great for lunch or as a side dish with anything you’re grilling!

Read about the health benefits of Chickpea

Calories– 267 Kcal

Serving– 2

Preparation Time- 10 min

Ingredients-

  • 1 bowl overnight soaked and boiled chickpea
  • 1/2 large red onion chopped
  • ½ large tomatoes chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 medium cucumber diced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander

Dressing-

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2- 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
  • Salt according to your taste

Recipe-

  • To make Chickpea salad, we have to take a large bowl add chickpea, chopped red onion, diced peppers, diced cucumber and olives. Set it aside.
  • To a small bowl or measuring jar, add olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, smoked paprika, ground sumac, black pepper and salt. Whisk to combine.
  • Pour dressing over the bowl of salad and toss to combine. At this point, you may cover and refrigerate the salad for 30 minutes for the flavors to combine.
  • Add crumbled cottage cheese and chopped coriander and your chickpea salad is read to eat!

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Author: Pallavi Gupta

Hi! My name is Pallavi and I live in Jaipur. I started this blog in October 2020 with the aim of sharing the the recipes which are tasty and healthy as well. Also, I will be sharing the food reviews of different places I visit.