Homemade Egyptian Salad

Homemade Egyptian Salad
A Unique Tasty Salad

If you are fond of salads and healthy recipes, then this unique recipe is just for you. This Egyptian Salad recipe is perfect as a snack or when you want to have something healthy yet tasty for dinner. Made with veggies, chickpeas and a lip-smacking dressing, this salad recipe will become an instant hit in your house. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be.

Making the Salad

To make this delicious homemade Egyptian salad, start by dicing ripe tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, and fresh bell peppers. Mix these colourful vegetables with finely chopped onions and fresh parsley to add flavour and texture. For the dressing, whisk together extra virgin olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, and a dash of ground cumin.

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Serving the Salad

Toss the salad with the dressing just before serving to keep the vegetables crisp and vibrant. This salad is a perfect accompaniment to grilled meats or as a refreshing side dish on a warm day. The combination of fresh, tangy flavours makes it a standout dish that’s simple to prepare and full of healthy, natural ingredients. Enjoy this taste of Egypt at your next meal!


2 Servings                                                                                                                                                              1 tablespoon virgin olive oil                                                                                                                                1/4 cup tomato                                                                                                                                                    6 green olives                                                                                                                                                        1/2 teaspoon cumin powder                                                                                                                              1/4 cup onion                                                                                                                                                        1/4 cup capsicum (green pepper)                                                                                                                     6 pitted black olives                                                                                                                                             1 cup boiled chickpeas

For Dressing:

2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil                                                                                                                      4 tablespoon tahini                                                                                                                                              1/2 teaspoon black pepper                                                                                                                                1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes                                                                                                                                    1 tablespoon lemon juice

  1. Prepare the dressing and add olive oil, tahini, chilli flakes, black pepper powder, lemon juice and salt as per taste to a small jar. Close the lid and shake well and your dressing is ready. You can also add these ingredients to a bowl and whisk well to prepare the dressing.
  1. Cook the veggies with chickpeas. Add 1 tbsp olive oil to a pan and heat it a bit. Add chopped onions, tomatoes, capsicum, green olives and black olives. Mix well and sauté for two minutes. Add cumin powder, salt and black pepper powder as per taste. Now add boiled chickpeas to the pan and mix well. Cook for two minutes and turn off the flame. Collect the salad in a bowl.
  1. Pour salad dressing on the salad and toss a bit. Your salad is ready to be served.

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