Indian red kidney bean salad / Indian chick pea salad

A quick lentil salad recipe for the Indians not so very fond of salads!

red kidney bean salad

red kidney bean salad

Ingredients

300 gms boiled red kidney beans, ½ sliced bell pepper, ½ chopped and boiled sweet potato, 1 small sliced red onion, ½ tablespoon chaat masala, ¼ tablespoon chilli flakes, ½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice, ¾ tablespoon crushed ginger-garlic, ½ tablespoon cumin seeds, salt to taste and oil to cook, spring onion greens to garnish, nan bread croutons for serving

 

Method

  1. Heat oil in a pain and crackle the cumin seeds and chilli flakes in it
  2. Add the ginger-garlic crush and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Sauté the onions till they are slightly change colour.
  4. Add the bell pepper and cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the red kidney beans, sweet potatoes, chaat masala and lemon juice and mix well. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  6. Heat the oven to 200⁰C and prepare a nan bread. Cook it for 2 minutes more than the instructions on the packet to make it slightly crunchier. Remove the nan from the oven and break into small pieces by hand to nan bread croutons.
  7. Garnish the bean salad with spring onion greens and serve with nan bread croutons.

 

Alternative

Substitute the red kidney beans with chick peas to make the Indian chick salad.

Indian chick pea salad

Indian chick pea salad

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