Three Bean Salad Recipe

A salad that is bursting flavours and is filled with High protein which forms complete healthy diet. The recipe uses three different types of beans which are rajma, chickpeas and lobia that are tossed in with chopped tomatoes, cucumber and onions. Serve it as an appetizer along side your main course.

Smitha Kalluraya
Three Bean Salad Recipe
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Three bean Salad is a healthy wholesome salad bursting with proteins. It is a great addition to our everyday meals or parties, for picnic as a complete healthy diet. Whatever the occasion is, it fits perfectly. Made with a combination of 3 different beans, this salad is very easy to put together and looks so colourful and tempting.

Serve Three Bean Salad as a side dish along with Roasted Tomato and Pumpkin Soup for a weeknight dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Salad recipes such as

  1. Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable Salad Recipe
  2. Lentil Tabbouleh Recipe
  3. Savory Melon Salad Recipe

Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Glass Mixing Bowl
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Rajma (Large Kidney Beans) , soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) , soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup Black Eyed Beans (Lobia) , soaked overnight
  • 1 Red onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato , seeds removed and chopped
  • 1/2 Cucumber , thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 3 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil , (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) , roasted 
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Three Bean Salad Recipe

  1. To begin making the Three Bean Salad, we will pressure cook the legumes that are soaked overnight 3 cups of water in pressure cooker with some salt. Pressure cook for at least 6-8 whistle. 

  2. Allow the pressure to release naturally and drain any excess water. 

  3. Meanwhile prep and cut all the vegetables for the salad and keep it ready. 

  4. Combine all the above ingredients (cooked legumes, onion, tomato, cucumber, bell peppers, spice powders and coriander leaves)  mentioned above in a large bowl. 

  5. Mix everything properly and taste check for seasoning. Allow the flavours to blend. Serve immediately. 

  6. Serve Three Bean Salad as a side dish along with Roasted Tomato and Pumpkin Soup for a weeknight dinner.