Indian Spiced Channa Salad

Spice up your dinner with this zesty side salad that will win the whole family over! Happy eating!

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preparation Time
15 mins

cook Time
0 mins


67 per serving


  • 1 english cucumber, finely diced
  • 2 cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 roma tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1/2 red onion, small dice
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoons basil, chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoons Sambal Olek
  • 1 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoons sweet curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • Green onion, sliced on the bias for garnish
  • Cilantro and lime wedges, for garnish



1. In a medium bowl, combine vegetables and herbs. Toss with lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Add in the sambal olek and remaining spices. Taste for seasoning. Let sit out at room temperature for one hour before serving or refrigerate overnight. Serve with green onions, cilantro, and lime wedges.

recipe by

Kari K.

Kari Karch

Kari Karch is a 19-year veteran of the culinary industry, creator of Kiss the Cook, and the head chef and spokesperson for the Kenmore brand. She has made many notable appearances on ABC Morning News, on WGN, on the Cooking Channel and as a judge for the World Food Championships.