Cold Minty Garbanzo Salad – Farmer’s bounty in a bowl! (Chole/channa fruit and veg salad)

Gorgeous Garbanzo salad that simply explodes with flavors of mint and lime with fresh crunchiness of baby carrots and apples, and dash of tangy kiwi and crisp cucumbers.

Soaking time : Overnight                  Prep and cooking time : 30 min

 Serves : 4

Ingredients:

  • Garbanzo beans ( Kabuli channa ) ; 1 cup dry. Soaked overnight and pressure cooked with a pinch of salt the next day
  • English cucumber : 1 small (Finely chopped )
  • Red delicious apple : 1 small (Finely chopped )
  • Kiwi : Peeled,1 small (Finely chopped )
  • Baby Carrots : 10 (Finely chopped )
  • Mint : few sprigs (Finely chopped)
  • Cilantro : ¼ cup Finely chopped
  • Lemon or Lime : 1-2. Juice extracted
  • Salt : A Dash to taste
  • Chaat Masala : 1 tsp
  • Thai Green Chillies: 2 (Finely chopped ) Optional
  • Onion : ¼ (Finely chopped) Optional

Prep work and Assembly :

  • Soak the Garbanzo beans overnight in sufficient amount of water. The next day you can pressure cook it tender with a pinch of salt.
  • Let the beans cool down very well.
  • Next add in the finely chopped vegetables and fruits and gently toss it in. Add in the Onions and Thai chilies if you decide so.
  • Add in the chopped mint , salt to taste and chaat masala and juice of lime.
  • Gently toss the mix until it is finely coated
  • Chill in the refrigerator for an hour or so. Especially good in hot summer nights.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve.
Cold Minty Garbanzo Salad – Farmer’s bounty in a bowl! (Chole/channa fruit and veg salad)
Serves 4
Gorgeous Garbanzo salad that simply explodes with flavors of mint and lime with fresh crunchiness of baby carrots and apples, and dash of tangy kiwi and crisp cucumbers.
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Ingredients
  1. Garbanzo beans ( Kabuli channa ) ; 1 cup dry. Soaked overnight and pressure cooked with a pinch of salt the next day
  2. English cucumber : 1 small (Finely chopped )
  3. Red delicious apple : 1 small (Finely chopped )
  4. Kiwi : Peeled,1 small (Finely chopped )
  5. Baby Carrots : 10 (Finely chopped )
  6. Mint : few sprigs (Finely chopped)
  7. Cilantro : ¼ cup Finely chopped
  8. Lemon or Lime : 1-2. Juice extracted
  9. Salt : A Dash to taste
  10. Chaat Masala : 1 tsp
  11. Thai Green Chillies: 2 (Finely chopped ) Optional
  12. Onion : ¼ (Finely chopped) Optional
Instructions
  1. Soak the Garbanzo beans overnight in sufficient amount of water. The next day you can pressure cook it tender with a pinch of salt.
  2. Let the beans cool down very well.
  3. Next add in the finely chopped vegetables and fruits and gently toss it in. Add in the Onions and Thai chilies if you decide so.
  4. Add in the chopped mint , salt to taste and chaat masala and juice of lime.
  5. Gently toss the mix until it is finely coated
  6. Chill in the refrigerator for an hour or so.
  7. Garnish with cilantro and serve.
Notes
  1. The garbanzo beans need to be cooked only until tender. Do not over cook it. A can of pre-cooked garbanzo beans can also be substituted for this.
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