Soaked Chickpeas: Soak Chickpeas for 6-8 hours or overnight. Pressure Cook for 30 minutes in Instant Pot. Let pressure release naturally (NPR) and do not Quick Release.Unsoaked Chickpeas: Add Chickpeas with water and pressure cook for 60 minutes at High-Pressure level. Let pressure release naturally (NPR) and do not Quick Release.Canned Chickpeas: If using canned chickpeas, just rinse in the water a couple of times. If it is a little hard then boil in water for 2-3 minutes.
Once chickpeas are cooked, strain all the liquid out. Add Buffalo Sauce with chickpeas and keep cooking until chickpeas are well coated and liquid is absorbed.
HOW TO COOK SWEET POTATO:
Instant Pot: Poke Sweet Potato a couple of times using a fork. Add 1 cup of water in the instant pot and insert trivet in it. Place sweet potato on the trivet and close the lid. Pressure Cook at High-Pressure Level for 12 minutes (for 6-8 ounces), for 18 minutes (for 8-12 ounces), and 25 minutes (for 12-16 ounces). Once timer beeps, let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes and then do Quick Release.
Ninja Foodi/Mealthy Crisplid/ Air Fryer: Poke Sweet Potato a couple of times using a fork. Place Sweet Potato in the air-fryer basket and air-fry at 400°F fro 30-40 minutes, keep checking in between. Remove Sweet Potatoes from air-fryer and let them cool for 5 minutes.
Once cooled peel the skin off and cut sweet potatoes in bite-size and keep it aside.
In a pan or in the Instant Pot, saute veggies until tender. Or you can also add them raw if you like. Soft & tender veggies taste better in the recipe.
LAYERING THE BOWL:
Take a bowl and add cooked sweet potatoes first. then layer it with cooked buffalo flavored chickpeas (you can also add any other flavoring to chickpeas). Then add sauteed veggies (onions, bell peppers & lettuce) and garnish with some green onions.
Sprinkle salt & pepper, mayonnaise, and lastly, add some Sriracha (or any other sauce) and serve.
It is a versatile bowl, you can add or reduce ingredients as per your liking or availability. You can add any variety of sweet potato, or replace them with some fried or baked potatoes.You can use boiled chickpeas or canned ones. or you can also use kidney beans or any other beans or lentils.You can flavor the chickpeas with your favorite dressing or sauce. Also at the end drizzle Sriracha or any other sauce.If you like this recipe, Please RATE by clicking the Stars or leave FEEDBACK!