Category Archives: Soups, Salad and Wraps

Chickpeas and Amla Usli/Salad

Chickpeas Usli


If your chickpeas is cooked and ready – This is an easy, quick salad  that you can throw together in about ten minutes. It’s great for a quick lunch, served with crackers or as a accompaniment for rice. Although the basic recipe below is quite tasty. And finally, this little dish makes a lovely snack and a fasting food.

Health benefits:

Chickpeas are indeed very good for you, not least because two to three tablespoons equate to one portion of the daily recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables. Tinned chickpeas are fine, but fresh boiled ones are slightly higher in vitamins and mineral. Both are equally good sources of fibre, including soluble fibre which can help to lower cholesterol.

  • Yields-2-3 servings
  • Preparation time-20-25 minutes (includes the boiling of chickepeas)
  • Soaking time-overnight
  • Cooking time- 10 minutes

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Baby corn Sizzlers – Fajitas



Sizzlers are usually served sizzling hot in restaurants in a cast iron pan with wooden base.

Full of fresh flavour and lower in fat, these easy fajitas make family dining- in so much fun and at a fraction of the cost of eating out

Baby corn, bell peppers and onions served sizzling hot with warm tortillas and shredded cheese. If this is your idea of delicious, you are not alone!

Yields-6-8 servings
Preparation time-10 minutes
Cooking time-10-15 minutes

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