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This High Protein Chickpea Peanut Sandwich Can Easily Fit Into Your Healthy Diet



If you want to eat on the go or just want to have a light snack, nothing can be as perfect as a sandwich. It is an easy, simple and surprisingly versatile meal that has won the hearts of many people around the world. You can rustle it with any of your favorite fillings and layers. Take a simple one with mashed and pickled potatoes or make it with chunks of chicken: sandwiches can handle it all. But can you include them in your healthy diet? Of course you can. Sandwiches allow you to play with what you put inside the layers of bread. And if you are looking for a protein-packed sandwich to suit your diet, then we have a recipe for you.

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If you want a quick and filling sandwich that is high in protein, just make an easy Matar Chickpea Peanut Sandwich. Nutritionist Pooja Makhija’s recipe is healthy as well as filling. guess what? You can make all this at the comfort of your own home. The ingredients she uses are easily accessible and delicious.

What would you need?

The main ingredients of this recipe are bread slices, boiled chickpeas and unsalted peanut butter. You’ll also need lime juice and spices like smoked paprika, cumin powder, garlic powder, chili flakes, Sriracha and salt. Onions, tomatoes, lettuce and herbs are also part of the recipe.

How to make Chana Peanut Sandwich?

First prepare the Chole Peanut Spread. Boil chickpeas and mash them in a bowl. Keep it aside. Make peanut sauce with unsalted peanut butter. You can add a little water to the peanut butter to make it thinner. It helps in the mixing process. Add some lemon juice to it. Spice it up with smoked paprika, cumin powder, garlic powder and chili flakes. Now add this chutney to the mashed chickpeas and mix. Take it a step further by tossing in chopped onions, coriander and a mix of herbs.

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Prepare sandwich by spreading peanut chutney on bread slices. Then, layer it with lettuce. Apply a thick layer of chickpea peanut paste. Put tomato slices on top of this layer. Then, drizzle it with Sriracha sauce to make it delicious. Place another layer of lettuce and fold the bread crumbs over.

Here is the recipe video:

High protein sandwiches couldn’t be more crunchy, healthier and more delicious than this recipe. Agree with this?


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