Chickpea Salad


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Servings: 2-3
1hr 20mins
  • 2 cups chickpeas
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lemons, juice of
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Soak the chickpeas (if they are not canned) in water for 12 hours. If you use canned garbanzo beans then skip this step and step 2 as here in Egypt we buy raw chickpeas.
  • Boil the chickpeas in hot water till totally cooked; drain and set aside till it cools down.
  • In a big bowl, mix the olive oil, vinegar, cumin, salt and lemon; mix very well.
  • Add the chopped onion and garlic; mix thoroughly and set aside for 20 minutes.
  • Add the chickpeas; mix well and enjoy :).
  • Bon Appetit.

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