Lettuce Cups

Lettuce Cups

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You can serve these cups as a salad or as an accompaniment to drinks.

Lettuce Cups recipe - How to make Lettuce Cups

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Serves 15.
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Ingredients


lettuce leaves
1 1/2 cups chopped mixed fruits ( apples, pears, bananas and stone cherries)
1 cup grated carrots
2 tbsp roasted peanuts, broken into pieces (optional)

For the curds dressing
3/4 cup thick curds (dahi)
2 tbsp fresh cream
1 cucumber, grated
1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Method
For the curds dressing

    For the curds dressing
  1. Tie the curds in a muslin cloth and hang up for about 2 hours.
  2. Squeeze a little water from the cucumber and then mix the curds and cream.
  3. Add the green chillies and salt. Chill thoroughly.

How to serve

    How to serve
  1. Put the lettuce leaves and carrots in separate bowls of cold water for about 30 minutes. Drain thereafter.
  2. Tear the lettuce leaves into small pieces, approximately square in size. Make smaller pieces if serving as an accompaniment.
  3. Arrange the lettuce pieces in one corner of a large tray, fruits in another and carrots in the third leaving sufficient margin in the centre.
  4. Put the dressing in a bowl and sprinkle nuts on top. Place the bowl in the centre of the tray.
  5. Let the guests help themselves by putting some fruit on lettuce leaves, a little dressing on top and finally sprinkling carrots on it.

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