A good appetizer can definitely get you in the “right” mood. So, why not start your Eid meal with a super light, refreshing and finger-licking good appetizer.
This black chickpeas salsa with papri comes packed with flavors, so you get a flavorful start to your Eid celebrations.
Black chick peas/kalay channay (boiled) 1 cup
Chicken cube 10 gram
Tomatoes chopped 1 medium
Fresh mint and coriander chopped 2 tablespoons
Onion (chopped) 1 medium
Green chilies (chopped) 2-3
Lemon juice 1 tablespoon
Brown sugar 1 tablespoon
Salt To taste
Olive oil 2 tablespoons
Pour water in a pot, add chicken cube and chickpeas. Bring the water to boil and then lower the flame.
Let the chickpeas simmer until soft.
(Tip: before boiling the chickpeas, rub baking soda on the chickpeas and leave for half
an hour. Wash and then boil)
Now, mash half of the boiled chickpeas and mix.
In a bowl mix lemon juice and brown sugar.
Now, in a bigger bowl, take out the watery chickpeas (there should be a little gravy in it),
add onions, tomatoes, olives and mint leaves.
Pour the lemon juice and brown sugar mixture and mix well. Top it off with some papri.
Your black chickpeas salsa with papri recipe is ready to be served as an appetizer.
This black chickpeas salsa with papri recipe can serve 4-5 people and is super delicious. Not only does it taste good but is also very healthy.