Thursday, March 3, 2011

Fresh, healthy, colorful SPRING SALAD

Since I saw Pari's "ONLY" event hosted by Nivedita's kitchen I've been thinking about some simple recipe that is purely a offspring of our original thoughts and creativity. It is such a nice event to bring out the innovator in us, isn't it :)

I came up with this very simple, easy-to-make color salad. The idea of salad rose to me when I came through Manjula Aunty's contest for March month.



Number of servings: 3-4
Ingredients:
White channa dal - 1/3 cup
Black channa dal - 1/3 cup
Green moong dal - 1/3 cup
Carrot - 2
Bell pepper (big) - 1
Tomato - 1
Cilantro
Salt

Dressing:
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Fresh ground pepper
Chaat powder - 1 tsp



Procedure:
1. Soak the dals separately over night
2. Pressure cook the dals separately with salt. I kept it for 3 whistles
3. Cut the vegetables separtely and add salt to it. Now mix the vegetables and the dals
4. Add the lemon juice. pepper, chaat powder and cilantro.



Fresh salad is ready!! :) You can vary the dal and vegetable proportions as you like.

Sending this recipe to Pari's  ONLY event hosted by Nivedita and Manjula Aunty's March contest.


I crocheted the dish cloth below the bell pepper basket :) 

14 comments:

  1. Wow!!!! what a lovely presentation...
    its like a surprise inside bell peppers :))

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  2. what a beautiful presentation dear..colorful n refreshing!!
    Hey, liked the new look of your page too :)

    US Masala

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  3. colourful salad n lovely presentation!!

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  4. Very colourful and catchy salad..

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  5. looks too good.nice presentation

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  6. healthy n crunchy salad...

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  7. Refreshing and healthy salad....lovely presentation!!

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  8. Hi devi,wonderful presentation
    a very attractive food blog
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    anandhirajan

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  9. Hello Devi, I love the presentation you made, very beautiful and cheerful! So yummy....!!!
    Have a wonderful new week my friend!
    LS, xxx

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  10. Hi Devi, your presentation is excellent. The dishes sound healthy and look fresh too (without losing their colour)

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  11. looks very fresh and healthy, and so easy to make!!

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  12. interesting..i will try it..i love salads :)

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