Cottage Cheese and Chickpeas with Chili Powder
Cottage cheese is making a comeback! This high-protein powerhouse is low in calories and makes a filling snack any time of day. Here, it is anything but basic, paired with creamy chickpeas and the exotic flavors of chat masala and smoky chili powder. If you can’t find chat masala, use curry powder.
- 1½ cups reduced-fat (2%) cottage cheese
- 1 pinch red chili powder
- 1 pinch chat masala powder*
- ½ cup rinsed, drained chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
- 2 to 3 fresh chives, finely chopped
Here are your instructions:
Place cottage cheese into two medium serving bowls.
Sprinkle evenly with chili powder and chat masala powder; mix well.
Top evenly with chickpeas and chives. Mix and enjoy!
Tip: Chat masala powder is an Indian spice blend with dry mango powder, cumin powder, and several other ingredients—available at any Indian grocery store.