Protein-rich chickpeas and raw mango salad

This chickpeas salad is packed with protein and also offers tons of vitamin C from the raw mango.

chickpeas and raw mango salad

This protein rich salad makes for an excellent side-dish and even a mid-meal snack. Soak the chickpeas for 6 – 7 hours or overnight. Then drain the water, wash the chickpeas well and cook till they are soft and have a melt in mouth consistency. If you’re cooking this in a pressure cooker, cook for 1 whistle on high flame and then let the chickpeas slow cook on low flame for 15 minutes. This method will give you perfectly cooked chickpeas, ready to use for your salad.


Chickpeas: 1.5 cups, boiled

Onion: 1 small, finely chopped

Tomato: 1, roughly chopped

Green chillies: 1-2, chopped

Raw mango: chopped [choose any variety]

Coriander: 2tbsp, chopped

White and black sesame seeds: 1 tsp each

Lemon juice: 2 tbsp

Honey: 1 tbsp [skip if the raw mango is too sweet]

Salt for seasoning


1] Mix all the ingredients in a salad bowl.

2] Chill and serve.

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Grazilia Almeida-Khatri
Trained as a physician, Dr Grazilia Almeida-Khatri is a wellness coach and consultant. She endorses yoga as a way of life and conducts wellness and yoga retreats for individuals and corporates. She is also trained in Pilates by Michael King, who is based in the UK. Dr Grazilia is a practitioner of the Body Mirror System of healing as taught by Sir Martin Brofman. She lives in Pune, India and offers consultations in person and online.


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