Summer is one season when many people invest in making salads – no prizes for guessing the scorching heat of the kitchens makes people use raw vegetables to their advantage. But salads / kosambari have always been a part of our traditional lunch and dinner and by this I mean at my own home as well as part of our culture. These days with heightened awareness for healthy meals, salads are increasingly a part of our menu and this has led me to experiment with newer concoctions. I have already put up a number of salads on this blog such as the white radish salad, tomato-onion salad, beetroot salad, cabbage-carrot salad, carrot-capsicum salad, cucumber kosambari and sprouted green gram salad. Recently I updated this list with my recipe for kohlrabi (knolkol) salad – that I experimented with a few times before I decided that it might be enjoyed by a larger audience. Encouraged by the response to the kohlrabi salad, I am putting up my version of sweet corn salad. Here it is
of cooking oil on low flame. When hot, add mustard seeds and when they start spluttering, add red chilly pieces, asafoetida powder and finally just before switching off the flame add curry leaves to it. Season it to the dish. Enjoy! As I always say, Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmm (and healthy).
) My SweetCorn Salad which is simple yet delicious in taste, and very colorful. Last week I came across fresh Corn at farmers market, In sheer temptation I bought it, Once back home I was thinking of a quick and easy recipe for corn, I remembered the Corn salad which my mother makes often
It was slightly sweet, creamy and flecked with lots of little poppy seeds. Sweet Kale Superfood Salad Save Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins This superfood salad is packed full of greens and loaded with veggies
Okay, I usually don’t think about salad… but what if it is a luscious, decadent caprese salad with a sweet balsamic reduction drizzled over thick slices of ripe tomato, fragrant basil leaves, and of course, fresh, creamy mozzarella cheese
Today I have for you an absolute stunner - Sweet Potato salad with spring onion and goats cheese. Now as you may recall, I've succeeded at emulating Ottolenghi's sweet potato cakes, which I still fantasise and salivate over