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Chickpea-Avocado Salad

Chickpea-Avocado Salad

Chickpea-Avocado Salad

Alhamdulillah we have reached the blessed month of Ramadan !!!! In Bangladesh iftaar in Ramadan is always synonymous with fried , spicy foods which is really bad for your health . This is one of my healthy recipes , hope you would love it !!!

Ingredients :

2 cans of Chickpea/ garbanzo
2 large ripe avocado
2 large cloves of garlic
1/4 th cup chopped cilantro
4/5 greeen chilies
1 tbl spoon chopped onion
Sliced onion
Lemon zest
Lemon juice ( according to your taste)
Chopped capsicum
Chopped mint
Chopped tomato
Chopped cucumber
Crushed black pepper
Salt to taste
Olive oil

Procedure :

1. Wash the canned chickpeas very well . Drain out the water .

2. Scoop out the avocado . Slice few for the salad and rest will be used for the puree .

3. Blend avocado , green chilies , cilantro , garlic together . Better , if you make the paste of cilantro , chopped onion, garlic and green chilies first then mash with the avocado . Add little salt in the paste .

4. Mix with chickpea , sliced avocado , sliced onion . chopped capsicum, cucumber , tomato , mint , lemon zest , lemon juice and olive oil . If needed sprinkle some salt. Add some crushed black pepper .

Enjoy !!!