Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

I love this salad, the ingredients and the flavors are great. It is a fresh yet flavorful salad that can be used as a side dish or main dish lunch as I usually make it. I found this recipe in The Arab Table by: May Bsisu a few years back and have been making it ever since.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas(if using canned) and place in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Add the onions and jalapeno.
  3. Whisk together the garlic, salt, cumin, lemon juice, and olive oil.
  4. Pour the dressing over the chickpeas and onions and stir gently to coat the salad.
  5. Spoon out into a serving dish and garnish with tomato, parsley, cayenne and feta cheese.
  6. Enjoy!


Most Helpful

This always gets requested by my friends at cookouts. I replace the onion with chopped cucumber and serve with toasted pita and lettuce leaves for utensil free snacking.

Rigelian7 August 01, 2015

Wonderful salad! I omitted the salt (personal preference) and used all the garnishes, including the feta. We loved the spiciness of the jalapenos and and cayenne. Thanks for sharing! ZWT6

Starrynews June 26, 2010

Almost 4 1/2 stars. I used shallot for the onion and omitted the jalapeño as we don't like really spicy. I used less cayenne out of preference and organic grape tomatoes. We found this quite garlic/oniony. Made for NA*ME Tag.

UmmBinat April 09, 2010

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