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Monday, May 20, 2019

Fruit & Nut Chia Salad / Chia Seed Fruit Salad - Healthy Kid's Recipes

This is an easy recipe even a small kid can make this as there is no cooking involved.There is no measurement for this recipe use your imagination and make it more interesting.

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Fruit And Nut Chia Salad
Ingredients
Chia seeds - 6 tsp
Water as needed to soak chia seeds
Fresh fruits as needed
( Use seasonal fruits or any combination of fruits of your choice)
Whole milk /Almond milk/Light Coconut milk - 1 cup
Agave/Honey/Maple syrup - as needed
Chopped nuts of your choice - 1 tbsp
Cardamom powder or Vanilla essence - few pinch or drops
( I did not add )


Method
Put chia seeds into a bowl pour water and soak it for 20 minutes till they swell.
Take a mason jar or a tall glass add some raspberries then some soaked chia seeds then layer the fruits in any order you like and chia seeds as the last layer.
Pour the milk and top it with chopped nuts and drizzle agave syrup.If you are adding any flavouring ingredient then mix it with milk.
Decorate with some more fruits on top and enjoy cold!


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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Kollu Salad / Horse Gram Salad / Healthy Salad Recipe

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Horse Gram Salad
Ingredients
Horse gram/Kollu - 1/2 cup
( soak it over night in water)
Chopped onion - 1/4 cup
Chopped cucumber - 1/4 cup
Chopped tomato - 1/4 cup
Chopped capsicum - 1/4 cup
Chopped coriander leaves - a handful
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Salt and pepper to taste
Chaat masala - 1/2 tsp
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Kollu Salad
Method
Pour water in a pressure cooker add some salt and horse gram,pressure cook till done.Do not over cook.Strain out the water and keep the horse gram in a bowl.Do not discard the water use it in making Rasam or for any gravy.
Add all the above ingredients to the horse gram,gently mix till everything is combined.
Serve immediately!

Note:
a) Instead of boiled kollu you can also use sprouted kollu.
b) Use any combination of vegetables to more your salad more interesting.
c) Do not discard the kollu water make rasam with it or pour it in any gravy.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Fruit Chaat / Fresh Fruit Chaat / Mixed Fruit Chaat / Easy Fruit Chaat - Healthy Fruit Recipes

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Ingredients
Mixed fruits of your choice- 3 cups
( chopped apple,grapes,pear,mango,strawberry,blueberry or any fruits of your choice)
Pepper and Salt - to taste
Lime juice-2 tsp
Chat masala-1 tsp
Chilly powder a generous pinch
Roasted and powdered jeera/cumin powder - a generous pinch
Kala namak / Black salt -  1/2 tsp


Method
Add the chopped fruits into a bowl,keep in refrigerator for 20 minutes ( this step is optional).
Just before serving mix all above mentioned ingredients and gently toss.
Serve them immediately!




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Sunday, January 27, 2019

Salsa Recipe / Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe / Easy Homemade Salsa / Raw Salsa Recipe

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Salsa
Ingredients
Large ripe vine tomatoes - 4
Onion - 1
Coriander leaves/Cilantro - 1 small bunch
Lemon - 1
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Jalapeno - 1 small
Garlic - 4 cloves
Method
Take a food processor add all the above ingredients,pulse till desired consistency.Do not over blend.
Remove it in a bowl and serve immediately with tortilla chips.

Note:
a) Add or reduce the ingredients according to your taste.
b) Chopped green bell peppers can also be used to give a crunch in each bite.

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

Mango Salsa / Fresh Mango Salsa / Easy Mango Salsa Recipe - Mexican Salsa

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Mango Salsa
Ingredients
Small ripe mango - 1
( skin removed and cut into small cubes)
Chopped onion - 2 tbsp
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tsp
Red bell pepper/Capsicum - 2 tbsp
Chopped Jalapeno chilly or any kind chilly -1
Lemon juice - 1/2 of a lime
Salt to taste
Olive oil - 1tsp
Cumin powder - a generous pinch
Method
Take a wide bowl add all the above ingredients.
Mix gently till everything is well combined.
Serve immediately with tortilla chips or tacos.
Note:
There is no measurement for this recipe just add ingredients according to your taste.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Caprese Salad Recipe / Sliced Tomato Mozzarella Salad - Easy Salad Recipes

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Caprese Salad
Ingredients
Fresh Mozzarella cheese - 7 slices
Tomato - 7 slices
Fresh basil leaves - 12 leaves
Salt & Pepper to taste
Extra Virgin olive oil as needed to drizzle on top
Method
Take a tray arrange the cheese and tomato alternatively.
Place fresh basil leaves in between the slices.
Spring salt & pepper on top.
Lastly drizzle olive oil over the salad,serve it as an appetizer.

Note:
Some add balsamic vinegar to this salad for extra taste

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Sweet Mixed Fruit Pachadi Recipe / Kalyana Sweet Pachadi Recipe / Sweet Fruit Relish

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Sweet Fruit Pachadi
Ingredients
Chopped fruits of your choice - 1 & 1/2 cups
( I used apple,green seedless grapes,orange,pineapple)
Honey - 1 tsp
Chopped cashew nuts - 2 tsp
Raisins - 2 tsp
Tomato crushed- 1
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Water - 1/2 cup
Rose essence or Pineapple essence - few drops
( I used pineapple essence)
Red food colour - a pinch ( optional)
Method
Crush one tomato and keep it aside.
Boil water and sugar once the sugar has melted add the crushed tomato and cook.
Cook till the mixture has come to a semi thick jam consistency mix in the food colour and switch off the stove.Let this cool completely.
Add the nuts,fruits,essence & honey mix well and rest it for 2 hours.
Your sweet fruit pachadi is ready to serve,

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Thinai Salad / Foxtail Millet Salad - Healthy Salad Recipes

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Thinai Salad/Foxtail Millet salad
Ingredients
Cooked Thinai / Fox tail millet - 1/4 cup
Chopped onion -  a handful
Chopped green apple - a handful
Chopped capsicum - 1 tbsp
Chopped green chillies - 1
Chopped carrot - a handful
Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tsp
Chopped almonds or nuts of your choice -6
Chopped dates - 2
Pomegranate - 1/8 cup
Olive oil - 2 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Salt & pepper to taste
Roasted and powdered jeera / cumin - a generous pinch
Method
Take a wide bowl put all the above ingredients.
Gently mix to make sure everything is well combined.
Serve immediately.
Note:
Use your creativity to make your salad more interesting.

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Wambatu Salad / Eggplant Salad / Fried Brinjal Salad / Sri lankan Eggplant Salad

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Fried Brinjal Salad / Wambatu Salad
Ingredients
Small purple brinjals - 6 cut into thin slices
( Brinjals from my mini garden)
Tomato - 1 small sliced
Chopped Lettuce leaves - a handful
Sliced onion - a handful
Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 & 1/2 tbsp
Salt and pepper to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Oil to deep fry
Method
Take a bowl add some salt and turmeric powder,add the sliced brinjals mix and leave it for 15 minutes.Squeeze out excess water and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the brinjals in batches till crisp on all sides.remove it on a kitchen towel to remove excess oil.Let it cool.
Take a wide bowl add all above mentioned ingredients and the fried brinjals,toss it well.
Serve them immediately.

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Sprouted Methi Salad / Sprouted Fenugreek Salad / A Healthy Sprout Salad

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Sprouted Fenugreek Salad
Ingredients
Chopped Onion - 1 tbsp
Chopped carrot - 1/2
Chopped cucumber- 1/2
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
Chopped avocado - 1 small
Chopped capsicum - 1 tbsp
Chopped walnuts - 1/8 cup
Chopped dates - 2
Sprouted methi/fenugreek - 1/2 cup
Dressing
Salt & pepper to taste
Lime juice - 2 tsp
Olive oil - 1 tsp
(Whisk above ingredients together in a bowl,pour this just before serving the salad)
Method
Take a bowl mix all the above mentioned ingredients together.
Keep it in the refrigerator till serving time.
Just before serving pour the dressing on top,gently mix & serve them cold.
Note:
Use any vegetable,fruits & nuts of your choice.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Moong Sprout Salad / Sprouted Moong Salad / Simple Indian Salad Recipe

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Moong Sprouts Salad
Ingredients
Moong sprouts-1 cup
Chopped Vegetables together -1/2 cup
( I used onion,cucumber,red capsicum,tomato)
Chopped coriander leaves-1tsp
Lime juice-1tbsp
Salt & pepper to taste
Chaat masala-1/4tsp
Chopped green chillies-1/2
Chopped pecan-1tsp
Dried cranberry-1tsp
Method
Mix lime juice,seasonings,chaat masala in a bowl,keep it aside.
In another bowl mix the moong dal,green chillies,coriander leaves,nuts,dry fruits & vegetables.
Just before serving pour the lime juice mixture,toss well & serve.

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Vada Paruppu Recipe / Vadapappu Recipe / Vada Pappu Recipe / Moongh Dal Salad - Sri Rama Navami Recipe

Sri Rama Navami Recipe
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Vada Paruppu
Ingredients
Yellow moongh dal -1/4 cup
(soak in water for 1 hour & drain out the water completely)
Salt to taste
Grated coconut-2tsp
Chopped green chillies-1 or 2
Chopped coriander leaves-few
Lime juice-1tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.
Adjust chilly & salt according to your taste.
Serve!

Note:
Chopped cucumber or raw mango can also be added.

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Kosambari / Kosumalli /Carrot,Cucumber & Moongh Dhal Salad

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Ingredients
Grated Carrot-2
Yellow Moongh dhal-1/2 cup
(soak it in water for 30 minutes & drain)
Sal to taste
Chopped Coriander leaves-2tsp
Grated fresh coconut (Optional)-1tsp
Lime juice-2tsp
Chopped Cucumber(optional)
(I didn't use it)
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard & Urad dhal-each 1/2tsp
Hing-a pinch
Chopped green chillies-1
Curry leaves
Method
Mix all above ingredients together in a bowl.Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Mix this tempering into the above mixture.Mix it well & serve.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Moroccan-Style Carrot & Apple Salad


Ingredients slightly dry roasted & coarsely ground
Coriander seeds-1/4tsp
Jeera-1/8tsp
Walnuts-6
Other ingredients
Grated medium carrot-1
Chopped small apple-1
Chopped coriander leaves-little
Honey/agave-1tsp
Raisins-15
Salt & red chilly powder-to taste
Olive oil-1 tsp
Lime juice-1tsp
Grated garlic-1
(optional,I didn't use)
Method
Toss everything together & serve garnished with some chopped walnuts & coriander leaves .

Monday, October 4, 2010

Spicy Jicama Fruit Salad

Dressing
Lime juice-1tsp
Chilly flakes or chilly powder-1/4tsp
( I used chilly flakes)
Olive oil-1/4tsp
Honey-1/8tsp
Salt to taste
(mix all above ingredients together)
Other ingredients
Jicama cubed-a handful
Cubed ripe mango-1/2
Green grapes chopped-8
Chopped strawberry-4
Orange-1
Blueberry-a handful
Small pear chopped-1
or any fruit of your choice
Method
Put all the fruits in a bowl.Before serving pour the dressing on top,toss & serve it immediately.



Monday, February 8, 2010

Salad with Orange Dressing

Dressing
Juice of one small orange
Salt & pepper to taste
Roasted black sesame seeds-1tsp
(slightly crushed)
Balsamic vinegar-1/2tsp
Olive oil-1/2tsp
(Mix all above ingredients together)
Salad
Lettuce,shredded carrots & red cabbage-2 cups
Black olives-6
Raisins-10
Sliced pecan-12
Sliced onion-2tsp
Coriander leaves-little
Method
In a bowl put all ingredients under salad together.Before serving pour the dressing on top & toss it well.Serve immediately.
Thanks Pavithra for your tips......

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Pineapple Salsa

Ingredients
Crushed fresh or canned pineapple-3tbsp
(I used canned)
Finely chopped capsicum-1/4
Finely chopped onion-1/4
Finely chopped Jalapeno-1
(seeds removed)
Finely chopped tomato-1
Finely chopped coriander leaves-little
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/4tsp
Sugar-3/4 tsp
Lime juice-2tsp
Roasted jeera powder-a pinch
Distilled vinegar-3tbsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together & serve it with chips.
Courtesy:A2Z vegetarian cuisine with a slight change......

Monday, July 20, 2009

Fresh Vegetable Salad

Ingredients
Sliced Tomato,Onion,Pickled Jalapeno,Lettuce leaves,Carrot(any veg. of your choice)
(required quantity)
Salt & Pepper to taste
Olive oil-1tsp
Kraft's Thousand Island Dressing -required quantity
Method
Toss all above ingredients together & serve it cold.
Tips
Garnish it with any nuts for extra taste.
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