Chickpea Quinoa Salad

A quick and easy recipe for a nutritious salad. You’ll need boiled chickpeas, quinoa and some veggies. Roasted peanuts gives it a nice crunch and the drizzle of green chutney lifts up the flavors. As a variation you can add boiled sweet corn or chopped avocado.

Also try: Chickpea Chaat, Veggie Salad, Corn Chaat or Paneer Tikka Dosa Wraps.

Course: Main Course or Snacks

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 mins, Total – 10 mins.

Servings: 1-2


  1. Boiled Chickpeas – 1 cup
  2. Cooked Quinoa – 1 cup
  3. Finely Chopped Cucumber – 1/3 cup
  4. Finely Chopped  and Seeded Tomato – 1/3 cup
  5. Finely Chopped Onion – 1/4 cup
  6. Finely Chopped Green Chili – 1 
  7. Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp
  8. Roasted Peanuts – 2 tbsp
  9. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – 2 tbsp (optional)
  10. Roasted Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  11. Chaat Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. Lemon or Lime Juice – 1 tbsp
  13. Green Chutney – 1-2 tbsp (recipe here)
  14. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Chickpea Quinoa Salad:

  1. Take a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients except peanuts, pumpkin seeds and chutney. Give it a nice mix
  2. Transfer it to a serving bowl. Top it with peanuts, pumpkin seeds (optional) and drizzle some green chutney. Your Salad is ready, enjoy!!!


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