How to make Chana and Rajma Salad in Tamarind Dressing -

Tamarind and mustard powder make this chana and rajma salad extra special

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chickpeas (kabuli chana) (काबुली चना), Red kidney beans (rajma) (राजमा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Chana and Rajma Salad in Tamarind Dressing

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chana and Rajma Salad in Tamarind Dressing Recipe

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) boiled 1/2 cup

  • Red kidney beans (rajma) boiled 1/2 cup

  • Tamarind pulp 4-5 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion ,diced 1 medium

  • Green capsicum chopped 1 medium

  • Red capsicum chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 1/4 teaspoons

  • Mustard powder 1 teaspoon

  • Orange marmalade 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 5-6


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add onion, green and red capsicums, salt and ¼ tsp black pepper powder and toss. Cook till vegetables are soft. Transfer into bowl.

Step 2

Add rajma and chana. To make dressing, place tamarind pulp in a bowl, add mustard powder, salt, 1 tsp black pepper powder and orange marmalade. Whisk well. Add extra virgin olive oil and whisk again.

Step 3

Tear and place lettuce leaves on a serving place. Add dressing to salad and mix well. Place salad on lettuce and serve immediately.

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