Papaya, Avocado and Jerusalem Artichoke salad
Mar22

Papaya, Avocado and Jerusalem Artichoke salad

  The creaminess of papaya and avocado and crispness of Jerusalem artichokes are pleasantly set off by the sweetish coriander-lime vinaigrette. You may prefer mango instead of papaya, or celeriac instead of Jerusalem artichokes. Also called sun chokes, the peeled Jerusalem artichokes may be blanched before use or left raw, depending on your preference. This light salad goes well on any menu from lunch to late supper.  ...

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Creamy Potato Salad Surprise
Mar09

Creamy Potato Salad Surprise

  Global potato salad variations take many directions: warm and chilled, sweet ‘n’ sour, mustardy, rich and unadorned. The surprise in this “American-in-Delhi” salad is the addition of crunchy bits of fried moong dal badi, sold at most Indian grocery stores. This potato salad with a Punjabi twist is worth taking on any outing.   Preparation and cooking time (after assembling ingredients): about...

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Beans-Sprouts and Fruit Salad
Feb24

Beans-Sprouts and Fruit Salad

  Ingredients • Bean sprouts – 1 cup • Baby tomatoes – 8 • Oranges – 2 • Pineapple – 2 slices • Mango (ripe) – 1 • Apple – 1 • Peach – 1 • Apricots – 6 • Lettuce leaves – 6 • Olive oil – 4 tbsp • Balsamic vinegar – 1 tbsp • Salt – To taste • Peppercorns (freshly ground) – ½ tsp...

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Lettuce tomato salad
Feb09

Lettuce tomato salad

Ingredients1 Iceberg lettuce, cut into thin strips1 Tomato, cut into 2 cm cubesDressing•½ C Milk•1/3 C Olive oil•2 Tbsp Sour cream•1 Tsp Mustard powder•1 Tsp Yellow asafetida powder•1 Tbsp Honey•1 Tsp Fresh lemon juice•¾ Tsp SaltPreparation1) Combine the lettuce and tomato in a mixing bowl. Keep it in the refrigerator while you prepare the dressing.2) For the dressing; blend the...

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Pickled Carrots
Oct31

Pickled Carrots

  Ingredients •300 gm carrots, peeled and cut thin 2.5 inch long •1 inch ginger, peeled and cut julienne style •2 green chilies cut into thin strips •¾ Tsp salt •¼ Tsp turmeric powder •¼ Tsp red chili powder •2 Tsp fresh lemon juice •1 Tsp oil •¾ Tsp black mustard seeds •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •½ Tsp fenugreek seeds Preparation 1.Boil or steam the carrots until half cooked. Drain. 2.In a mixing bowl, combine the half...

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Spring Mix Salad & Dressing
Oct30

Spring Mix Salad & Dressing

  Ingredients Salad: •20oz/550g fresh salad greens (like green romaine lettuce, red romaine lettuce, green oak lettuce, baby spinach, red swiss chard, radicchio etc.) Dressing: •1 C olive oil •½ C lemon juice •¼ Tsp black pepper •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •½ Tsp yellow mustard powder •¼ Tsp paprika •¼ Tsp cayenne pepper •1 Tsp cumin powder •1¼ Tsp salt •3 Tbsp tahini (sesame paste) •2 Tbsp tomato puree •7-8 fresh mint leaves...

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