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Saturday, 6 September 2014

Green Salad

            Healthy and nutritious, they make for a light dinner along with some hearty soup. There are many variations to this salad, where one can choose what is available in the kitchen. A little bit of mix and match of the following ingredients does wonders to this dish. Baby spinach too can be included.

  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup brocolli florettes, blanched
  • 1/2 cup beans, chopped and boiled aldente
  • 1/2 cup spring onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup geeen peas, boiled
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup moong dal sprouts (whole green gram), steamed
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • cheese, lemon slices, tomato slices and red chili sauce to garnish

          Mix together all the ingredients in a big bowl. Serve, garnished with cheese, lemon slices, tomato slices and chili sauce.

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