Tag Archives: chickpeas

Edamame and Chickpea Salad with Olives and Citrus Vinaigrette

Yesterday, while browsing through the Olive Bar at Whole Foods, I found the most unusual combination of flavors. It was pickled Green Olives that were combined with raisins, dried cranberries, peeled almonds and the dressing was an orange peel vinaigrette. At first I found it a bit odd because olives have such a distinctly tart taste and combining it...
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Black Chickpeas or Punjabi Chana Masala

Recently my doctor told me that I may be at risk of getting diabetes and should work towards losing some weight but that has always been an uphill battle for me. Despite my trying to eat a very healthy diet and take regular exercise, I haven’t been able to lose any weight. The trouble stems from my asthma medications...
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Chickpea and Desiccated Coconut Salad

This salad is my take on a standard Indian recipe for a warm chickpea salad. For some odd reason my husband loves chickpeas – in every shape of form! He loves hummus, he loves Chana Masal and he loves this couscous chickpea dish that I make and he loves this chickpeas salad. He loves them so much that if...
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