Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad, Buddha Bowl
by Tarla Dalal
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The Urban Dictionary defines a Buddha Bowl as “a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded belly appearance on the top much like the belly of a Buddha.”
Commonly, the term is used to describe a salad lunch that’s chock-full of healthy ingredients, including veggies, beans or lentils, and at least one whole grain. So, it becomes a complete meal that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner .
The Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad is one such Buddha Bowl which consists of healthy fat, protein and carbs .
Quinoa is a nutritious whole grain, while rocket leaves give you iron, and chickpeas has protein .
Carrots are always good to have because they have a bunch of beneficial vitamins, especially vitamin A , which does wonders for your eyes and skin.
Olive oil and pumpkin seeds not only boost the appeal of the salad, but also give you a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids . This salad is not just filling but also very attractive, in appearance, taste and mouth-feel. So, go for it today itself!
- Combine the quinoa, rocket leaves, kabuli chana, capsicum and carrot in a deep bowl.
- Just before serving, pour the dressing over it, toss it well and finally top it with pumpkin seeds and serve immediately.
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