chickpeas

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Chickpea Salad with Chilli & Cumin

    I usually season Chickpea Salad with Salt and Black Pepper, most likely with Lemon Juice, Olive Oil and Parsley. Today I used Ground Chilli and Ground Cumin for a change, and it was so good. If you enjoy Coriander, add Coriander instead of Parsley. It turns into a totally different salad. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Beans & Peas Sea Vegetables

    Simmered Chickpeas & Kombu (Kelp)

    I would have used Soy Beans for this dish, but I couldn’t find Large Dried Soy Beans. Chickpeas are always a great substitute. You can use Canned Chickpeas OR Edamame Beans instead. If you do so, you need to alter the cooking time. Kombu (Kelp) might be an unfamiliar sea vegetable for you. I like …

  • Beans & Peas

    Green Falafel with Peas

    To make Falafel, you need to use uncooked Chickpeas. Because the protein of Chickpeas hardens when heated, the soft mixture of processed Chickpeas and other ingredients firms up when cooked. These Green Falafel are made with Chickpeas and Frozen Peas. You can smell and taste Peas as well. Absolutely delicious! Makes 30 balls Ingredients 1 …

  • Dough Spaghetti & Pasta

    Chickpea Gnocchi

    I don’t made Gnocchi very often, but homemade Gnocchi are delicious. Potato Gnocchi are most popular, but Sweet Potato, Pumpkin and other vegetables are often used. Have you ever tried Chickpeas? Using a can of Chickpeas, these Gnocchi are easy to make. The hardest part is blending the Chickpeas into paste. If you have a …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    ‘Goma-ae’ Chickpeas & Broccoli

    I first made this dish by accident. I made ‘Goma-ae’ Broccoli the other day. ‘Goma-ae’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables dressed with ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce, which is made of Toasted Sesame Seeds, Sugar and Soy Sauce. I frequently make it using a variety of vegetables. However, this time, the sauce was too much for the …

  • Vegetables

    Spinach Salad with Hummus Dressing

    I wanted to used up the leftover Hummus and made it into a salad dressing. Then I dressed Baby Spinach with the Hummus Dressing. For a colour, I also added Carrot. The salad was not bad, but it was lacking something. And the something was Onion!!! If you are not a fan of fresh Onion, …

  • Dressings & Vinaigrettes

    Hummus Dressing

    If you have some leftover Hummus, you can use it to make this salad dressing. Hummus already has great flavour, you only need to make the texture suitable to dress the salad vegetables. This is a yummy and nutritious salad dressing. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 tablespoons Hummus1 tablespoon Oil *e.g. Olive Oil, Sunflower Oil, …

  • Beans & Peas Fish

    Chickpeas & Salmon Cakes

    You don’t need to cook Potatoes to make these fish cakes. Using Canned Chickpeas and Canned Salmon, these healthy fish cakes are quick and easy to make. No need to coat them with Egg and Breadcrumbs either. If you want to make these fish cake more nutritious, you can add finely chopped Vegetables such as …

  • Vegetables

    Super Tabbouleh

    A variety of packed salads are available from supermarket stores these days. The other day I saw a very attractive salad looked like Tabbouleh, but it was quite pricey. The salad inspired me to make this ‘Super Tabbouleh’. I added extra ingredients to my ‘Tabbouleh’. Why ‘Super’? Because this salad is packed with good nutrients. …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Chickpeas & Barley Salad

    I am very fond of Pearl Barley and use it for soups and salads, and I even stir-fry it. I often cook Pearl Barley using my rice cooker. Today I cooked it with Chickpeas. Of course, you can use canned Chickpeas and cook Pearl Barley in a saucepan. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 …

  • Beans & Peas Potato

    Hash Brown Potatoes & Chickpeas

    I know Hash Browns are not very good for my health, but I love them. This is my attempt to make the ‘not-healthy’ food into ‘less-unhealthy’ food. I added Chickpeas to Hash Browns. To make them crispy, you need a reasonable amount oil to cook, but you can cook them like pancakes, if you don’t …

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