Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Veggie Salad with Nuts

veggie salad recipe

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Healthy and light summer salad with fresh raw veggies and nuts and seeds.
Recipe type: starter
Cuisine: world
Serves: 2-3
Ingredients (american measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
salad ingredients
  • 2 medium sized carrots
  • 2 medium sized cucumber
  • 1 small tender white indian radish
  • 1 large tomato
  • 2-3 spring onions
  • 1 or 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp roasted sunflower seeds
  • ½ tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped cashews or whole cashews
  • 1 tbsp chopped almonds (optional)
  • 1 tbsp chopped pistachois
  • 1 tbsp walnuts
salad dressing
  • ½ or 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ or 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3-4 fresh italian basil, chopped
  • herbes de provence as required
  • 1 tsp finely chopped celery
  • salt and pepper as required
  1. firstly rinse all the veggies. peel and chop the carrots, radish and cucumber.
  2. chop the tomatoes. finely chop the spring onions. take all the veggies in a bowl.
  3. heat a pan and dry roast all the dry fruits till crisp and lightly browned. keep aside.
  4. in a small bowl, whisk all the ingredients well for the dressing. pour the dressing in the bowl containing veggies.
  5. toss well so that the veggies are coated with the dressing. sprinkle the roasted seeds and dry fruits.
  6. serve the veggie salad immediately.

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