Recipe Detail Chick Pea Salad with Garlic-Cumin Vinaigrette

Chick Pea Salad with Garlic-Cumin Vinaigrette

Ingredients :
1 cupchickpeas, dried, soaked 1 1/2 cuponion, red, finely diced
6 tablespoon olive oil
4 eachgarlic, cloves, crushed 1 eachjalapeno chili, red, minced 3 tablespoon herbs, chopped
1 tablespoon cilantro leaves 2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoon cumin, seeds, coarsely crushed 1salt, to taste 1pepper, freshly ground, to taste

Drain soaked chickpeas and cook, covered, in water to cover until tender, about 2 hours or a little longer. Plunge them into cold water, then rub them between fingers to remove the skins.

For the vinaigrette, whisk olive oil with garlic, jalapeno, herbs, vinegar or lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pour over the salad and mix thoroughly. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and vinegar, let stand 30 minutes or longer.

Add cilantro leaves as garnish. Serve at room temperature.


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