Banana and pomegranate Salad
Jan16

Banana and pomegranate Salad

 This is an appropriate year-round kachambers to serve on a buffet or salad table. I first saw it at a North Indian wedding, among numerous small salads. The smooth and sweet golden banana slices make a vivid contrast with the sharp and sweet red pomegranate seeds. Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 15 minutes Ingredients • Pomegranate – 1 medium-sized • Firm bananas – 2 medium-sized • Fresh lime juice...

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Shredded Carrot and Cashew Nut Salad

You can use almonds, hazelnuts or pistachios instead of cashews for this dish, and yellow bell peppers in place of red. Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 5 minutes Ingredients • Scraped finely shredded carrots, pressed dry – 1 cup (240 ml) • Finely chopped red bell peppers, stemmed and seeded – 1/3 cup (80 ml) • Chopped cashew nuts, toasted – 1/3 cup (50 g) • Salt – ½ teaspoon (2 ml) • Yogurt or...

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Shredded Radish, Coconut and Carrot Salad
Dec25

Shredded Radish, Coconut and Carrot Salad

Try this dish when you have leftover coconut on hand, or if you have frozen shredded coconut. In large cities, frozen shredded coconut is sold in 1-pound (455 g) bags at many Cuban and Spanish grocery stores, and for occasional use it is a convenient alternative. Use any fresh radish little round pinks as a vivid color contrast to the carrots, for example. Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 10 minutes Ingredients •...

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Carrot and Raisins Salad
Dec20

Carrot and Raisins Salad

Ingredients • Carrots – 4-5 large sized • Raisins – ½ cup • Green chili – 1 • Fresh mint leaves – 6-8 • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp • Peppercorns (crushed) – ¼ tsp • Honey – 1 tbsp • Salt – To taste • Black salt – ¼ tsp • Walnut kernels (crushed) – 6 • Oil – 1 tsp • Pista – 2 tbsp Preparation 1. Peel, wash and thickly grate carrots, Refrigerate till use. 2. Wash, remove stalks...

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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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