We have collaborated with our friends at Oddpods to create a delicious vegan friendly recipe for you to try at home - Chickpea Chaat!
It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner, is very filling and full of nourishment! It would be a great starter or side dish for a dinner party (especially if it's an Indian themed one!) or deliciously different addition to a buffet!
We can't wait for you to give it a try
Oddpods provide good old plain pulses done properly without all the faff! Naturally rich in nutrients and packed full of plant-based protein goodness, their ethically sourced, vegan pulses can be eaten straight from the pack or added to your favourite dishes
Check out Oddpods and find them in Sainsburys, Ocado, Booths and many more!
1 x pack of Oddpods Chickpeas
1 cup of Howdah Bombay Mix
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder (or regular chilli powder)
1/4 tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp olive oil
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
1 green finger chilli, thinly sliced
1 tbsp vegan yoghurt
1 tsp tamarind paste
Handful fresh coriander
First we need to get the crispy chickpeas on! Add half your pack of Oddpods chickpeas to a baking tray and sprinkle over the cumin, coriander, chilli powder, garam masala and olive oil and mix to well covered. Pop the tray in an oven on a high heat, for about 10 minutes or until the chickpeas are crispy
Meanwhile, thinly slice your onion and put in a small bowl. Add 1/4 of the lime juice and mix well. This reduces the bitter flavour of the onion and makes the dish more balanced. Then thinly slice your tomato and green chilli. Set to one side
In a small bowl, add 1 tbsp vegan (or regular) yoghurt, 1/4 of the lime juice and 1 tsp water. Mix the yoghurt and add a little more water if you like, until you get a runny consistency. This will be easy to drizzle over your chaat at the end.
For the tamarind chutney, simply combine 1 tsp tamarind paste and 1 tsp water and mix.
In a large bowl add the remainder of the Oddpods chickpeas then 1 x cup of Howdah Bombay Mix. Add your sliced veggies and mix everything together well. Once they are ready, add the crispy chickpeas to your bowl and mix.
Serve up on a plate or bowl, then top with your chutneys (add as much or as little as you like - we like LOTS of sauce 😁) Then add a sprinkle of fresh coriander, a squeeze of the remaining lime and a pinch of chilli powder (if you desire 🌶)
Eat straight away! Enjoy
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