Sweet Potato Salad in Maple-Lemon Vinaigrette
Dec29

Sweet Potato Salad in Maple-Lemon Vinaigrette

  You can prepare this salad up to 8 hours before serving. Though it is light and healthy, it is also substantial and filling, perfect as a fall or winter salad. The maple-lemon dressing is barely sweet, pleasantly warmed by candied ginger.   Cooking time: about 45 minutes Preparation and marinating time (after assembling ingredients): about 1 hour   Ingredients • Sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds/1kg), washed but not...

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Sprouted Mung Bean Salad with Water Chestnuts And Toasted Almonds
Jul22

Sprouted Mung Bean Salad with Water Chestnuts And Toasted Almonds

You can use any sprouted bean mixture for this salad, but avoid the supermarket, water-logged giant sprouts intended for oriental, stir-fry dishes. These beans should be barely sprouted ( ¼ – ½ inch/6 mm-1.5 cm) at most. Assemble this salad just before serving, as the sprouts soften and become watery once exposed to heat or combined with other ingredients. Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 10 minutes Ingredients •...

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Tomatoes in Smooth Yogurt
Jun25

Tomatoes in Smooth Yogurt

  Tomato is probably the most popular raita selection in India, vying for first position with cucumber. It is simple, unadorned refreshment, with each region having its own slight nuance in seasoning. The contrast between the brilliant red tomatoes and the snowy yogurt is vivid and appealing. To take advantage of the colors, use firm-fleshed or seeded tomatoes. I like to use marble-sized cherry or sugar-lump tomatoes, cut into...

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Nutty Salad
Sep10

Nutty Salad

  Ingredients Boiled, diced potatoes……………………6 cups Boiled carrots …………………………….2 cups Finely chopped capsicum………………1 Grated coconut……………………………½ cup Lemon...

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Tomato Yogurt Salad
Sep09

Tomato Yogurt Salad

  Ingredients •500 ml yogurt •1½ Tsp salt •1 Tsp sugar •3 tomatoes, diced into 1 cm cubes •1 Tsp oil •¾ Tsp black mustard seeds •1 Tsp cumin seeds •2 green chilies, chopped •¼ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •7-8 fresh curry leaves •2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves Preparation 1.In a bowl, whisk the yogurt until smooth. Add the salt, sugar and tomatoes, combine well. 2.Heat oil in a small pan over moderate heat. Add the mustard...

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Whole Cabbage Stuffed with Carrot Coleslaw
Sep07

Whole Cabbage Stuffed with Carrot Coleslaw

  A large, crinkly-leafed Savoy cabbage makes an ideal cabbage bowl, though red or green cabbage can be used as well. In this variation, the cut-away inner portion is trimmed, shredded and jazzed up with herbs, spices, carrots and a creamy dressing. The outer shell serves as a salad bowl. For a summer backyard salad banquet, select several types of cabbage vary the fillings and use small cabbages for dressings they are sure crowd...

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