Salad Recipes

Fresh and crisp, made with a variety of vegetables, salads can be served with any course. Most vegetables are chopped raw and seasoned lightly or mixed with curd. Others are boiled or sauteed lighty. Highly nutritious, they lend variety and zest to the meal. Salads are good appetizers. Every party or dinner menu has atleast one salad dish. They are good to eat and has great eye-appeal. Any salad tastes better and crisp if the vegetables have been soaked in chilled water for a while. Adding sprouts to salads makes them look more colourful and loads of nutrition. Salad dressings add aditional flavour to the salads.

Whether you fancy a light snack on a lazy summer’s day or a hearty lunch on a winter’s afternoon these easy salad recipes will demonstrate the versatility of the simple salad.

Simple Salad Recipes

  • A great salad perfect for parties, picnics or evening snacks. Makes for a great sunday brunch dish as well. Ingredients: Sweet Corn Ears – 5, husks removed Olive Oil – …

  • A simple and easy to make salad with mangoes and red onions. Ingredients: Mango – 1 cup, finely chopped (not too ripe and not too raw) Onion – 1, finely …

  • Ingredients: Chicken – 1 1/2 cups, skinless, boneless, cooked, chopped Cashewnuts – 1/4 cup, toasted Spring Onions – 1 to 2 tblsp, chopped, green parts Coriander Leaves – 2 tblsp …

  • Ingredients: Chicken Thighs – 4, boneless Tandoori Paste – 2 tblsp Buttermilk – 2 tblsp Naan – 4 (optional) Mint Leaves – few Onions – 2, sliced Pomegranate Seeds – …

  • Ingredients: Sweetcorn Kernels – 1/2 cups, boiled and drained Black Beans – 500 gms, soaked, drained, rinsed Lime Juice – 1/4 cup Spring Onions – 4, chopped Red Chillies – …

  • Ingredients: Mango – 1, peeled, diced Onions – 1/4 cup, finely sliced Capsicum – 2 tblsp, finely sliced Cashewnuts – 2 to 3 tblsp (adjust as required) Coriander Leaves – …

  • Ingredients: Pasta – 1 to 1 1/2 cups, cooked as per packet instructions, drained Shrimps – 175 gms, peeled, deveined, cooked Spring Onions – 3, finely sliced Red Capsicum – …

  • Ingredients: Chicken Breasts – 2, cooked, shredded Cabbage – 300 gms, finely sliced Tomato – 1, finely chopped (optional) Carrot – 200 gms, finely sliced Mint Leaves – 1 cup, …

  • Ingredients: Prawns – 300 gms, boiled Rice Noodles – 200 gms, cooked as per packet instructions Carrot – 2, large, julienned Spring Onions – 3 to 4, finely sliced Coriander …

  • Ingredients: Prawns – 10 to 12, peeled, deveined Asparagus – 5, halved, blanced, refreshed White Radish – 1, large, finely sliced Avocado – 1, chopped Lettuce Leaves – 1 cup, …

  • Ingredients: Apple – 1, chopped Pear – 1, chopped Banana – 1, chopped Orange – 1, peeled, pith removed and segmented Guava – 1, peeled, pips removed, chopped Ginger – …

  • Ingredients: Eggs – 2, hard-boiled, quartered Carrot – 1, peeled, sliced Fennel Heads – 2, sliced Extra-Virgin Olive Oil – little Basil Leaves – handful Lemon Juice – 1 to …

  • Ingredients: Sweetcorn Kernels – 1 cup Lettuce Leaves – handful, torn Apple – 1, peeled, sliced Celery – 2 stalks, sliced Butter Beans (Lima Beans) – 200 gms, soaked, rinsed …

  • Ingredients: Cherry Tomatoes – 250 gms Chickpeas – 200 gms, soaked, drained and rinsed Onions – 1, finely chopped (optional) Mozzarella (or Feta) Cheese – 200 gms, shredded Capsicum – …

  • Ingredients: Avocados – 2, sliced Strawberries – 200 gms, hulled, sliced Balsamic Vinegar – 2 tsp Spinach Leaves – 100 gms Juice of 1/2 Lemon Cashewnuts/Walnuts – 50 gms Salt …

  • Traditional Italian Christmas eve dinner Ingredients: Carrots – 1, large, peeled, sliced Green Beans – 1 cup, trimmed, halved Cauliflower – 1 cup, chopped Potatoes – 1 cup, chopped Green …