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Category Archives: Salad Recipes

August 28, 2014
Grilled Chicken Salad

Salads are increasingly becoming an important part of everyday diet. They are easy to make, healthy to eat and taste delicious. More and more interesting types of salads are made and served in restaurants and at events. I came across one such salad made with grilled chicken and vegetables and I promised myself to make an attempt at home. Today I finally made it and it came out fabulous, so I’m also sharing this with [...]

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May 29, 2014
Nutty Salad

The seniors at our home always suggest to give different kinds of nuts to kids. They obviously know some of the benefits which studies have now proved. Nuts are known to contain various vitamins and essential amino acids both of which help us keep healthy. They are known to reduce bad cholesterol and keep away from various diseases. Since nuts are best consumed in raw form, I thought of making use of them in a [...]

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May 18, 2014
Beans Salad

Beans are considered a good food as they provide proteins to the body. The most common beans we use in India are rajma or kidney beans, and chole or garbanzo beans. However, most of the time these beans are used in curry form with loads of masala; some of the curries made from these include Amritsari Chole, Rajma Masala, Pindi Chole, Punjabi Chole, etc. Each of these dishes stands out uniquely and has been enjoyed for decades [...]

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May 7, 2014
Mango Salad

  People in India love their mangoes, this love shows when you see them in the market’s, choosing the ripe mangoes for their families. Some even love to get special varieties couriered to them and the train stations and even airports start to sport packed mango boxes. Well why not! this king of fruits has an awesome taste and is only available certain months of the year, so everybody wants to make full use of [...]

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May 2, 2014
Kachumber Salad

Salad’s form an essential part as accompaniment to the meals, specially in the Indian context as most of the other meals are full of oil and spices. Its good to make vegetable salads part of your regular diet to get enough roughage, vitamins & minerals. Once such typical Indian salad is Kachumber Salad, made with all kinds of light vegetables such as cucumber, onions, tomatoes, coriander etc. Most of these vegetables can be found in every Indian [...]

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February 24, 2014
Strawberry Almond Salad

It is very hard nowadays to get ourselves off the processed foods available in the market. Although I don’t want to kick off a debate on what’s good and what’s not, I can definitely give choices. Salad’s are a typical example where we use different varieties of dressing’s typically bought from the markets. To get away from this routine, I made my own salad dressing today using lemon and honey and used it with Strawberry [...]

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November 5, 2013
Macaroni Pasta Salad

While hosting a lunch for a few families, I made a good platter of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes and an amazing Macaroni Pasta Salad. Today I’ll share this pasta salad recipe with you, which stands out by itself and gives competition to any of the main course dishes. Along with macaroni, I added vegetables like bell peppers, cabbage and broccoli. If you’d like a non-vegetarian option, you can also add grilled chicken or pieces [...]

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October 10, 2013
Corn ki Chaat

It is a constant challenge to host a party and I’m fairly sure you too have faced it. Most of the guests are generally full with the starters, and have much less appetite left for the main course that you have prepared with so much effort. The result is, obviously, a lot of waste time and food. Well, you could use Corn Ki Chaat as an easy recipe to make a starter which each of your [...]

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September 4, 2013
Penne Pasta Salad

  Over last few years, salads have exceptionally evolved in India, from cutting various nice shapes of cucumbers and tomatoes to having more international style salads. This evolution is clearly visible in restaurant buffets, weddings where appealing salads with fancy names are served. Pasta salad is one such evolution which has entered the Indian market in a big way. Today, I made Penne Pasta Salad for which I have used the grounded herbs easily available [...]

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August 10, 2013
Citrus Salad

Has it been a while again having heavy meals every day? It happens to me once in a while and I was today in a mood to have something light while there were not too much of fruits and vegetables available in the fridge. I made this Citrus Salad with the leftovers of past few days. All I had with me was some lettuce leaves, radish, cheery tomatoes and an orange, which I had just [...]

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