Lettuce, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Salad

Lettuce, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Salad

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Earthy broccoli florets, iceberg lettuce and crispy celery stalks in combination with bean sprouts provide a wonderful array of flavours to delight the palate and also provide a wealth of nutrients. The puréed melon adds volume to the dressing making it creamier and of a coating consistency to flavour the vegetables and sprouts. Feel free to use any combination of vegetables that are handy.

Lettuce, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Salad recipe - How to make Lettuce, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Salad

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups iceberg lettuce , torn into pieces
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1/2 cup broccoli florets , blanched
2 celery (ajmoda) , chopped

For The Dressing
1 cup ripe muskmelon (kharbooja) , chopped
1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) , crushed
3 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste

Method
For the dressing

    For the dressing
  1. Blend the muskmelon to a smooth purée in a blender.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate till required.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine all the ingredients for the salad in a bowl and refrigerate.
  2. Just before serving, add the dressing and toss well.
  3. Serve immediately.

Tips
  1. Add ½ sachet of sugar substitute to the dressing if the melon is not sweet enough.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy19 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates3.2 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium61.6 mg

Reviews

Lettuce, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Salad
 on 12 Sep 13 03:56 PM
5

A crunchy salad with the goodness of vitamin A, vitamin C and protein.