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Salads are as close to nature as our food can get! Packed with fresh, fibrous and nutritious ingredients like raw fruits, sprouts and veggies, salads are also as tasty as can be, thanks to the exciting blend of textures, flavours and natural aromas.

Salads can be cold like the Sweet Corn and Kidney Bean Salad, or warm; they can be simple like the Fire and Ice Tomato Salad, or with tasty dressings, such as the Bean Sprouts Salad in a Peanut Chilli Dressing! Salads must be included with every meal, and it is quite easy to do this because they can fit into any course, whether as a veggie salad to accompany your starters, a raita or kachumber with the main meal, or a fruit salad for dessert!


Raita and Kachumber are the desi route to including salads in everyday meals. Raitas are made by combining fru ....

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A sweet and hot classic Thai salad of raw papaya, tomatoes and long beans in a nutty tamarind chilli dressing.
Baby potatoes are a perfect match for greens and herbs, as its neutral flavour and soft texture combines well with such ingredients. Here too, you will find that the baby potatoes and spinach make a wonderful team, which becomes a super-duper hit when mixed with a tangy dressing of garlic, lemon juice, curds and other spicy ingredients. Serve the Garlicky Potato and Spinach Salad immediately after tossing, to enjoy the best texture and fresh flavour.
Believed to have been first created in Mexico by an Italian restaurateur named Caesar Cardini, the Caesar Salad is an international favourite. Made of lettuce, cheese and bread croutons, this salad derives its rich flavour from a creamy dressing of mayonnaise, olive oil, sauces and spices. Since both croutons and lettuce have delicate textures, the Caesar Salad must be made just before serving. It is often mixed at the tableside, to retain the crispness of the lettuce and the croutons as much as possible.
Thai cooking is generally characterised by the generous use of peanuts and coconut milk. In this mixed veg salad, you will experience the magical touch of peanuts, in the form of a sauce with a lot of other exciting ingredients like sesame seeds and lemon juice. The Thai Veg Salad with Peanut Dressing features a brilliant assortment of vegetables, which present you with a miscellany of colours and textures, something that is sure to delight your palate. A lip-smacking salad which goes well as an accompaniment to a Thai meal of Thai Style Pumpkin Soup , Thai Sweet Corn Cutlets , Babycorn and Mushroom Curry Rice and Veg Noodles .
Think beyond the traditional cucumber when making raita. How about using boiled and mashed yam? you are sure to love this unconventional accompaniment.
Lettuce, corn and tomatoes are a great combination for a salad. Basil lends a very unique aroma and taste to this salad. The olive oil with lemon juice and a tinge of sugar makes it a perfect dressing.
This is unique and healthy salad.
First things first, this Spinach Raita is a pleasure to look at – with vibrant green shreds of spinach dotting sparkling white curds. The very appearance tempts you to taste it, while the punchy taste of black salt makes you fall in love with. This flavourful Spinach Raita is a great dish for athletes and those aiming to lose weight. While spinach gives you loads of nutrients, curd does its bit by giving you calcium, protein and essential probiotics. It is one of the best foods you can have for general health and weight loss. Interestingly, we have used full-fat curds because it has more protein and sugar than leaner versions, making it good for our purpose. Serve with parathas like Masala Paratha or Stuffed Soya Paratha or as a side dish to any Indian main course.

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