Zesty Chick Pea Salad

Zesty Chick Pea Salad
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:02 Cooking
  • 0:12 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    plain yogurt

  • 0.500

    red onion, minced

  • 0.500

    red hot pepper seeded or not, thinly sliced

  • 19 oz
    (540 mL)

    can chick peas, rinsed and drained

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    cumin seeds

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    lemon juice

  • salt and pepperto taste

  • 1/4 bunch

    fresh mint, minced

  • 1/4 bunch

    fresh basil, minced

Preparation

In a large salad bowl, combine yogurt, red onion and hot pepper. Stir in chick peas and set aside.

In a hot skillet over medium heat, roast cumin seeds 1 - 2 minutes, and add immediately to chick peas.

Add lemon juice, salt and pepper. Serve.

Stored in an airtight container, salad will keep 24 hours in the refrigerator. Add mint and basil just before serving.

Source: Chef Ian Perreault

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