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Chick Pea Salad with Mint Dressing

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Ingredients

1 cup kabuli chana (white chick peas), soaked overnight
2 firm tomatoes, cubed
4 spring onions with greens, sliced
1 cup cucumber cubes
salt to taste

For the mint dressing
1/2 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp low fat curds (dahi)
1/2 tsp sugar
salt and black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste

Method

For the dressing
1. Combine all the ingredients and blend into a smooth purée in a blender. Refrigerate.

For the salad
1. Drain and wash the soaked Kabuli chana. Add fresh water and salt and pressure cook the Kabuli chana for 3 to 4 whistles till they are soft. Cool completely.
2. Combine the Kabuli chana with the remaining ingredients for the salad.
3. Add the dressing and mix well.
4. Serve chilled.