316 – Chickpea Salad Moroccan Style / سلطة الحمص اللذيذة

Feb 23, 2015 | Appetizers, Salads

Prep time :

Cook time :

Serves :

2

Complexity :

Very easy

Ingredients :

  • 1 can (400 grams weighed with liquid) of chickpeas
  • A small bunch of cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)

Directions :

Step 1: Steaming the canned chickpeas
1- We are using canned chickpeas… no overnight soaking, boiling, or extra work needed.
2- Just drain the canned chickpeas from their juices and place them, in a sieve, over boiling water… basically, we are steaming the chickpeas for 5 minutes just to heat them up.

Step 2: Mixing the spices
1- In the meantime, finely chop the cilantro – you can also use parsley if you want. You don’t have any herbs in hand? no worries – keep going. This recipe is risk free! It will still be good!
2- Let’s make our spice mix – we need olive oil, a little bit of lemon juice, crushed garlic, ground cumin, paprika, pepper, and salt!!! Of course, you can adjust these spices to your taste!
3- Add a bit of the chopped cilantro – mix well, and you’re done!

Step 3: Serve!
1- Place the hot chickpeas in a large bowl, add your spice mix, and give it a nice toss!
2- Serve in a plate, top with chopped cilantro, and eat right away!!!

Bon appetite!

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