CHICKPEA AND ZUCCHINI SALAD WITH CUMIN AND LIME

chick pea and zucchini salad

I haven’t eaten chickpeas for ages and when I saw them laying there in a bag in one of the drawers in the kitchen I felt a sudden longing for a chickpea dish. But first I had to deal with our lawn. Well, now it’s a lawn again because 4 weeks of freedom and obviously quite a lot of rain (we have never had such a green lawn in August, now when I write this I remember that we actually didn’t have a lawn when we left, it was just a dry and brown patch) had turned it into a field of knee high revolutionary grass, revolting against me and the lawnmower. And as if that wasn’t enough, it obviously started to drizzle while I was at it but I never gave up, no no, like a crusader I cried ‘onwards’ and just went on. Art vs nature: 1-0! Ha! So I felt that I deserved this chickpea and zucchini salad with cumin and lime when I finally staggered indoors.

chick pea and zucchini salad

CHICKPEA AND ZUCCHINI SALAD WITH CUMIN AND LIME

Chickpeas, cooked
Zucchini, smallish and firm ones
Cumin
Sesame seeds
Lime
Chili powder
Salt
Extra virgin olive oil

– Cut the zucchini into thin sticks and put them in a bowl.
– Pestle the cumin seeds and add them to the zucchini. Squeeze quite a lot of lime juice over, dust some chili powder and salt over it all and then add olive oil and sesame seeds. Leave it to marinate for an hour.
– Add the chick peas, mix it well and serve.

chick pea and zucchini salad

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