Chick Pea, Lettuce and Vegetable Salad in Lemon Dressing

Chick Pea, Lettuce and Vegetable Salad in Lemon Dressing, garlic flavoured bread croutons gives the salad an extra crunch.

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Boiled chickpeas, a nice helping of mixed vegetables, a tart, lemony dressing and crisp, garlic-flavored bread croutons are all tossed in together for a lovely, summery salad that will tickle your taste buds.

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Chick Pea, Lettuce and Vegetable Salad in Lemon Dressing recipe - How to make Chick Pea, Lettuce and Vegetable Salad in Lemon Dressing

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings (4 serving )
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1/2 cup kabuli chana (white chick peas)
2 cups torn lettuce leaves
1 cup cucumber cubes
1/2 cup capsicum cubes
2 tbsp chopped celery
1 cup tomato cubes
1/2 cup chopped spinach (palak)
salt to taste

For The Garlic Croutons
4 slices bread
1/2 tsp grated garlic (lehsun)
1 1/2 tbsp butter

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
2 tbsp salad oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp mustard (rai / sarson) powder
1 tsp chopped parsley
salt to taste

For the garlic croutons

    For the garlic croutons
  1. Cut the bread slices into 12. 5 mm. (½") cubes.
  2. Heat the butter in a non-stick pan and add the garlic.
  3. Add the bread cubes and sauté over a medium flame till they are lightly browned and crisp. Cool completely.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Wash and soak the kabuli chana overnight. Drain.
  2. Pressure cook it with salt and 3 cups of water for 2 to 3 whistles until they are cooked. Drain out all the water and cool completely.
  3. Combine all the other ingredients including the kabuli chana in a large bowl and refrigerate till use.
  4. Just before serving, add the garlic croutons and the dressing and toss lightly.
  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy253 cal
Protein6.8 g
Carbohydrates27.8 g
Fiber8.1 g
Fat12.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A1334.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.3 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.2 mg
Vitamin C44.3 mg
Folic Acid63.1 mcg
Calcium108.7 mg
Iron3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium72.5 mg
Potassium114.1 mg
Zinc0.7 mg

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Chick Pea, Lettuce and Vegetable Salad in Lemon Dressing
 on 30 Jan 21 10:49 AM

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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
01 Feb 21 10:45 AM
Chick Pea, Lettuce and Vegetable Salad in Lemon Dressing
 on 17 Aug 13 12:30 AM

Bean and Vegetable Salad ( 7 Dinner Menu Recipe)
 on 18 May 13 03:48 PM

Superb salad !! Garlic croutons add a very nice flavour to it....healthy and tasty...loved it...