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RECIPE: The Lazy Makoti’s Chickpea and Bean Salad


Mogau Seshoene, popularly known as The Lazy Makoti, decided to cook instead of farm and she’s charming Mzansi with her culinary skills. The 30 year old is a cookbook author and she’s prepared a delicious Chickpea and Bean Salad.

Seshoene’s cook book called The Lazy Makoti’s Guide To The Kitchen is filled with good, comforting and easy-to-make recipes.

Mogau Seshoene


  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 cup cous cous, cooked
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small red pepper, diced
  • 1 small yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped


  • 60ml olive oil
  • 30ml lemon juice
  • 5ml chopped garlic
  • 5ml Dijon mustard
  • 10ml honey
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Drain and rinse the beans and chickpeas
  2. Combine all the ingredients and toss.
  3. Drizzle dressing.


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