Curry Chickpea Salad

Ingredients:

  • 500 g Chickpeas (cooked) -Soak 300g chickpeas overnight and boil the next day. It will yield around 500g of cooked chickpeas after soaking. Alternately one can use BPA free pre canned chickpeas.
  • 3 tablespoons Olive oil or coconut oil
  • ½-1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 5 g Fresh Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon SpiceBox Organics Channa Masala SpiceBlend
  • 1 tablespoon organic turmeric powder
  • 1 cup Zucchini, diced
  • 1 cup Cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 1 cup Broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 1-3 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • Himalayan pink salt to taste
  • 150 g Cucumber, chopped
  • 10 Cherry tomatoes, half cuts

Method:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium sized frying pan and sauté the onion and ginger until golden and soft.
  2. Add SpiceBox Organics Channa Masala SpiceBlendorganic turmeric powder, and vegetables and sauté for 2 minutes. ( add a bit of water to soften)
  3. Add chickpeas and stir to combine.
  4. Season to taste with salt, and lemon juice.
  5. Add to serving dish and garnish with chopped cucumber and tomatoes. Enjoy it as a main meal or as a side.

 

Zesty Summer Sprout Salad

Ingredients:

  • 120 grams x mixed sprouting beans
  • 100gr Broccoli
  • 1 x cup chopped celery
  • 1 x cup chopped Carrot
  • 1 x cup chopped Onion
  • 1 x cup Cucumber
  • 1 x cup Cherry tomatoes
  • 1 x cup chopped Red cabbage
  • 1 x tbsp finely cut Ginger
  • 5 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 x tsp Mustard Powder
  • Pink Himalayan Salt to taste

Method:

  1. First you have to Sprout the mixed sprouting beans or buy sprouted beans (available at SpiceBox Organics)
  2. Once the sprouts are ready, rinse them in water
  3. Blanche the sprouts in a frying pan with some hot water and once the water has evaporated slowly start adding all your cut vegetables in the frying pan.
  4. Add in your spices, cumin powder and mustard powder.
  5. Continuously stir the ingredients until cooked to your preference
  6. Season with salt and pour the lemon juice.

Marco Breakdown:

  • Total Calories: 330
  • Carbs 53.3g
  • Fat 8.4g
  • Protein 12.7g

 

Benefits of Sprouts:

  • They provide a powerful source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes that fight free radicals as sprouting can increase their potency by 20 times or more
  • Because they are oxygen dense, they protect the body against bacteria, virus and abnormal cell growth.
  • Vitamins, such as A, B, C, and E, and essential fatty acid nutrients increase in sprouting, and minerals bind to protein, making them easily absorbed.
  • Sprouted seeds, grains, legumes or nuts help support cell regeneration.

 

About SpiceBox Organics

SpiceBox Organics is a boutique USDA National Organic Program certified organic food store and café, and a socially conscious company that specializes in the sourcing and distribution of high-quality food that is healthy, environmentally friendly and tasty. Located in Mid-Levels and Kennedy Town, SpiceBox Organics offers over 1000 products, freshly prepared grab & go meals, and full-service café counters. Known as Hong Kong’s one-stop-shop for all organic pantry needs and more, the company’s mission “the conscious choice” aims to inspire and educate the local community on making better food choices.