Bean Salad with Lemon and Basil

By Nmami Agarwal     19-Mar 2019

Bean Salad with Lemon and Basil

Garbanzo (green chickpeas) beans salad directly affects your appetite. Garbanzo beans salad has multiple health benefits- goodness of these green chickpeas combines with other veggies and healthy seeds. It is a nutrients packed salad and makes you feel fuller without increasing waist inches.

Nutritional Value

Garbanzo beans are high in fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6. Garbanzo bean has better blood fat regulation, including lowering levels of LDL cholesterol levels. It burns fat and calories which leads to weight maintenance.

Course: Snack time
Calories: 131 Kcal
Carbohydrates: 19.5 gm
Fats: 2.4 gm
Proteins: 5 gm

Ingredients

  • 25 grams garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 50 grams medium coarsely chopped cucumber
  • 20 grams chopped tomato
  • 20 gm thinly sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ tsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • Salt- as per requirement
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup cabbage and lettuce (mixed)
  • 5 basil leaves(finely chopped)

Method

  • Combine beans, cabbage, lettuce, cucumber, olives, tomato, onion, and parsley and toss to combine.
  • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • Use Olive oil and basil for dressing.

Over to you

Garbanzo beans salad is easy to prepare and rich in nutrients. It makes you feel full and meanwhile helps in weight loss and also supports many body processes.

 

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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