Have This Protein Rich Chickpea And Tofu Salad For Dinner
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Dinner is the most important meal of the day. It decides how you are going to start your next day and how it will go. It is important to eat something that is light and something that is fulfilling at the same time. It is because you need enough calories in your food to keep you full till the next meal, which is breakfast and at the same time, you need to eat something light because you will most likely have zero to minimum physical activity post lunch.

A salad is the best option for a healthy dinner because it is light, filling and can be tailored according to your specific tastes and need. Today, we will give you an easy recipe for a very healthy chickpea and tofu salad that you can easily have for dinner. The salad has a lot of protein, that comes from the chickpeas and tofu, along with healthy fats. Let us look at the recipe for the salad.

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  • 250 grams tofu
  • 200 grams boiled chickpeas
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Cumin powder roasted
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder roasted
  • Red chilli powder
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 1 sliced tomato
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • Black pepper
  • Chaat masala


  • In a mixing bowl, add boiled chickpeas.
  • In a chopping board, slice the tofu into medium sized cubes.
  • Add the tofu in the mixing bowl with chickpeas.
  • Add the sliced veggies. Add sliced green chillies according to your taste.
  • Next, add the powdered masalas and lemon juice and mix everything well.
  • Now, add the yogurt to the salad. Mix it properly.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Enjoy the salad for a very healthy dinner. Pair with soup if you want something to go with it. This the perfectly balanced meal that would keep you going till you have breakfast the next day.