Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad, Buddha Bowl

Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad, Buddha Bowl

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The Urban Dictionary defines a Buddha Bowl as “a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded belly appearance on the top much like the belly of a Buddha.”

Commonly, the term is used to describe a salad lunch that’s chock-full of healthy ingredients, including veggies, beans or lentils, and at least one whole grain. So, it becomes a complete meal that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner .

The Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad is one such Buddha Bowl which consists of healthy fat, protein and carbs .

Quinoa is a nutritious whole grain, while rocket leaves give you iron, and chickpeas has protein .

Carrots are always good to have because they have a bunch of beneficial vitamins, especially vitamin A , which does wonders for your eyes and skin.

Olive oil and pumpkin seeds not only boost the appeal of the salad, but also give you a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids . This salad is not just filling but also very attractive, in appearance, taste and mouth-feel. So, go for it today itself!

Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad, Buddha Bowl recipe - How to make Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad, Buddha Bowl

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Ingredients
Method
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  1. Combine the quinoa, rocket leaves, kabuli chana, capsicum and carrot in a deep bowl.
  2. Just before serving, pour the dressing over it, toss it well and finally top it with pumpkin seeds and serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy511 cal
Protein15.3 g
Carbohydrates70 g
Fiber23.1 g
Fat21.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium44.6 mg

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Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad, Buddha Bowl
 on 27 Aug 18 01:14 AM
5

Is it safe to carry cut vegetables to office till lunch time? How can i ensure they remain fresh
Tarla Dalal
27 Aug 18 09:00 AM
   Hi Anadi, You need to pack the dressing in a separate container and toss everything together just before eating. Also, ensure everything is refrigerated.
Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad, Buddha Bowl
 on 06 Feb 18 10:35 AM
5

Great Budha Bowl recipe which i eat for dinner quite often. Its a balanced healthy one dish meal which my husband also enjoys.