Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad | How to make Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad

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About Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad

A light and healthy salad inspired by the humble kaddu or pumpkin, with a serving of chole within. Instead of onions on the side, that element also gets roasted with the kaddu adding interesting texture and flavour.

Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Indian. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 35 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad by Deeba Rajpal in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad at your home without any difficulties. Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad is one of the representative dishes of Indian which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time35mins
  • Serves4People
Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad

Ingredients to make Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad

  • 500g Pumpkin peeled deseeded cut into 1cm pieces
  • 150g Chickpeas cooked tossed in 15g {1 tbsp} olive oil
  • 1 red Onion finely sliced
  • 30ml extra virgin Olive oil
  • 11/2 tsp roasted Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked sweet Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp roasted Red chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Sea salt
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Fresh coconut shavings
  • Small bunch fresh Coriander chopped

How to make Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad

  1. Preheat your oven at 180C.
  2. In a bowl combine pumpkin and onion with spices and olive oil. Add this to baking tray and bake for 30 mins or till pumpkin is cooked and onions turn light brown at the edges. Stir once in between.
  3. Add in chickpeas and bake for 5 mins more.
  4. Remove from oven and sprinkle lime juice and fresh coriander. Adjust seasoning accordingly.
  5. Garnish with fresh coconut shavings, drizzle EVOO and serve with freshly baked wholegrain bread of your choice.
My Tip: You can swap the coconut for fresh pomegranate pearls if you like. That'll add colour and burst of sweet, juicy goodness to the bowl.

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