Quinoa Chickpea Salad

Quinoa Chickpea Salad
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: World
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Serves: 2-3
 
The easiest of all the healthy and nutritious salad recipes served as a meal. Choose to pick all organic ingredients for maximum benefit. Try to keep as simple as possible so our kids learn to taste the natural flavor of seasonal ingredients. Perfect for after school snacks, lunch box, and for anytime office salad.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 cup Chick Peas
  • 1 Green Pepper
  • 1 Red Pepper
  • 2 Green Chilly
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 5 tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • 2 teaspoon Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon White Pepper
  • 3 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa with little extra turmeric powder in water,
  2. following the cooking instruction from the pack.
  3. Pressure cook the chick peas with salt.
  4. Separately cut in strips red and green pepper.
  5. Chop some green chilly, onion and coriander leaves.
  6. Combine all together in a big bowl .
  7. Now add lime juice, white pepper powder, salt and extra virgin olive oil.
  8. Toss well and serve warm or cold.

 

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Quinoa And Chick Pea Salad Bowl

Quinoa And Chick Pea Salad Bowl
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
 
For a lean clean bowl of superfood salad , Quinoa is the best trendy option. Very easy and healthy low calorie vegan power protein ingredient which can be a substitute for rice. Addition of bell pepper, mushroom, spinach leaves, corn, tomato and cheese with your favorite spices and herbs can make the recipe even more delicious. It is actually seed and not a grain which is packed with protein, magnesium, iron and lots of dietary fiber.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup Quinoa
  • ½ cup Chick peas boiled
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 Green chilly chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Lemon zest
  • A handful of Curry Leaves
  • ½ Tomato chopped
  • ½ Capsicum chopped
  • 1 Red Chilly
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard seed
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. At first, heat a frying pan with oil and fry onions , curry leaves, mustard seed, red chilly and green chilly for 2 minutes.
  2. Heat a saucepan with water and add quinoa, salt and turmeric . Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until done.
  3. Take a bowl and mix the chick peas, tomato, capsicum, salt and lemon juice.
  4. Now add the cooked quinoa in frying pan with the bowl of chick pea mixture and toss well with fried onion for few minutes.
  5. Garnish with lemon zest.
  6. Serve warm or cold in a salad bowl.

 

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Roasted Harissa Salmon With Lemony Chickpea And Quinoa Recipe

Roasted Harissa Salmon With Lemony Chickpea And Quinoa Recipe
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Continental
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Serves: 1-2
 
What we need for weekday lunches is certainly a meal packed with only light nutritious wholesome goodness. This recipe is a combination of three dishes tied up with a string of tasty zing. Salmon, chickpeas and quinoa, what else you may need after having this? A very simple chick pea salad, flavored quinoa and roasted fish in harissa paste. Serve Roasted Harissa Salmon With Lemony Chickpea And Quinoa on its own for a wholesome lunch or dinner.
Ingredients
  • 200 grams Salmon fillet
  • 1 teaspoon Harissa paste
  • 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
  • Red Chilli flakes , A pinch
  • 2 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • ½ cup Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) , boiled
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 1 Green Chillies , chopped
  • ½ cup Quinoa
  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Lemon zest
  • Salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making the Roasted Harissa Salmon With Lemony Chickpea And Quinoa recipe, first, clean the fish and rub salt, harissa paste, garlic and red chilli flakes. Mix everything well and keep it aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Heat frying pan with oil and fry the fish for 10 minutes. Remove on a platter.
  3. Heat a saucepan with water and add quinoa, salt and turmeric. Mix, cover and cook for 20 minutes until done.
  4. Next, take a bowl and mix the chick peas, salt, lemon juice, onion and green chillies. Mix it properly.
  5. Now serve fish, salad, and quinoa on a dinner plate. Garnish with lemon zest and lemon juice. Serve Roasted Harissa Salmon With Lemony Chickpea And Quinoa on its own for a wholesome lunch or dinner.

 

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