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Ingredients

  • 1 cup mung beans boil in water (ideally pre-soaked)
  • Dill
  • 3 spoons of pomegranate

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsps. olive oil
  • Salt
  • 1 tbsp Pomegranate molasses (nar eksisi)

Method

  1. Boil mung beans, let it cool down.
  2. Prepare pomegranate on the side. Chop dill into small pieces.
  3. Prepare dressing on the side mix all ingredients together. Mix the salad and the dressing together.

Enjoy!

Serving tip: You can add wallnuts into the salad before serving.

Cooking tip: Mungbeans should be soaked before boiling which makes them the bean family more digestible. Soaking them for couple of hours before cooking or overnight depending on what you prefer.

Health benefits: Mungbeans are source o healthy Nutrient and has high Antioxidant Levels. Rich in potassium, magnesium and fiber.

Picture is taken from here will be replaced once I take a picture of my own recipe.

 

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Ingredients

  • 250 g chickpeas (boil in water or use the ones from a jar)
  • 1 cup quick-cooking couscous
  • 1 clove of garlic cut in small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsps. olive oil
    //Optional bunch of parsley, finely chopped
     

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsps. olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
    //Optional Chilli flakes

Method

  1. Preheat pan add olive oil, garlic pieces, chickpeas, cinnamon, cumin and start roasting. Once ready, exclude garlic pieces to make it easy on the stomach.
  2. In a bowl, prepare the couscous.
  3. Once the couscous is ready combine the chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix them well then add parsley if you like.

Enjoy!

Serving tip: Image is what I call the Glow Bowl, which is the combination of yoghurt dip (with cucumber), green salad and some humus as side.

Cooking tip: Chickpeas should be soaked before boiling which makes them take less time to boil. Main reason behind is that (Ayurveda) pre-soaking helps to make the bean family more digestible. Soaking them for couple of hours before cooking or overnight depending on what you prefer.

Health benefits: Chickpeas are source of vitaminsminerals and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, aiding weight management