Chickpeas & Rajma Mixed Salad

This is a protein rich salad bowl with all the goodness of fresh vegetables. Seasoned with olive oil, red chilli flakes,lemon juice and mixed herbs powder makes it a tasty and refreshing salad. If you keep cooked rajma and chickpeas ready, preparation of this salad will not take more time. Even though it is a salad it is like a complete meal.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Serves: 5 to 6 servings

Ingredients for salad:

  1. Chickpeas/kabuli chana: 1 cup(soaked and cooked)
  2. Rajma/red kidney beans: 1 cup(soaked and cooked)
  3. Sweet corn: ½ cup(steamed)
  4. Potato: 1 boiled, peeled  and cut into cubes
  5. Paneer: 100 gms optional (cut into cubes and shallow fried)
  6. Onion: 1 medium sized(cut into cubes)
  7. Tomato: 1 medium sized(cut into cubes)
  8. Cucumber: 1 small sized(peeled and cut into cubes)
  9. Coriander leaves: few leaves finely chopped
  10. Carrot: 1 small (peeled and grated)
  11. Lettuce leaves: 4 to 5 leaves washed and roughly chopped
  12. Sprouted moong: ½ cup

Ingredients for seasoning:

  1. Olive oil: 3 tablespoons
  2. Juice of 1 lemon
  3. Salt: 1 teaspoon(according to taste)
  4. Red chilli flakes: 1 teaspoon(according to taste)
  5. Black pepper powder: 1 teaspoon
  6. Mixed herb powder: 1 teaspoon
  7. Garlic: 4 to 5 cloves very finely chopped(optional)

Procedure:

  1. Cut paneer into cubes and shallow fry till light brown and keep ready.IMG_8200
  2. Keep all the cooked ingredients ready.IMG_8209
  3. Keep all the cut vegetables ready.IMG_8210
  4. Take a bowl and put all the seasoning ingredients into it.IMG_8204
  5. Mix properly and keep aside.IMG_8205
  6. Take a big mixing bowl. Put all the salad ingredients and mix once.
  7. Add the prepared seasoning into the salad and mix gently. Adjust the seasoning and serve tasty salad.IMG_8217

Note:

  1. You can also add pieces of nicely roasted garlic bread just before serving.

 

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Lovely salad. Maybe I will substitute paneer for tofu.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. radhikanettem says:

      Thank you! Ya, you can add tofu also!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. srividhya says:

    Healthy salad.. Love all the ingredients that went in..

    Liked by 1 person

    1. radhikanettem says:

      Thank you Srividhya for visiting my blog and liking my recipe! You have such a tasty and vast recipe collection in your blog. I will go through all of them in the evening !

      Like

  3. Loved the addition of paneer into the salad. Such lovely colors! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. radhikanettem says:

      Thank you! Ya, my son likes paneer very much. For him i started adding paneer to salad also!

      Liked by 1 person

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