Dried chick peas -- 1/2 cup
Red cherry tomatoes --- 6
Red onion --- 1 small thinly sliced
Basil leaves --- handfull torn
A few lettuce leaves torn
Green chilli --- 1 deseeded and chopped finely (if you don't like just don't add greenchilli)
Garlic ---- 1 clove crushed and chopped finely
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
Olive oil --- 1 tab sp
Salt to taste
pepper powder to taste
Soak chick peas for over night and cook the in apressure cooker for 3 whistles.remove fro heat and let it cool .
cut tomatoes in to 4 pieces
Now put chilli (if useing), garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, pepper powder, salt to taste in a screwtop jar and shake well. taste and add more lemon juice or oil if necessary.
now add the tomatoes, onion,and basil leaves, to the chick peas and mix gently
Pour over the dressing and mix again, arrange on a bed of lettuce and serve
Serve with crusty bread.
enjoy your fresh salad
You can also add sliced cucumber and carrot to this.