Chickpea and Coconut Salad

    2 hours 15 minutes

    Chickpeas get a lift when tossed with grated coconut, fresh coriander and lemon juice. Serve this salad along with your favourite curry or at your next barbecue. My mum made this all summer long!

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 (400g) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
    • 1/3 cup freshly grated coconut
    • 1 teaspoon chopped green chillies
    • 1/3 cup chopped fresh coriander
    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    Preparation:15min  ›  Extra time:2hours cooling  ›  Ready in:2hours15min 

    1. Combine chickpeas, coconut, green chillies and coriander in a large bowl. Stir in lemon juice and season with salt. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving for best flavour.

    Grated Coconut

    Frozen grated coconut is available in many Indian food shops.

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    I make this salad most of the days.But I use less of coconut and add other vegs like cucumber,carrot pomogranate seeds etc.This way it tastes better. chhaya.  -  14 Sep 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    DELICIOUS! I loved this I ended up adding more lemon juice and more chile peppers  -  28 Sep 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    VERY GOOD!!! Quick, simple prep, just a few ingredients, tastes great. What more could you ask for?  -  25 Apr 2014  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)