Sunday, 21 July 2013

Summer Salad

Made a simple Summer Salad. I have used a few ingredients that I had available. You can use your choice of ingredients. Aragula can be substituted with lettuce or baby spinach. Add shredded carrots or cabbage. You can use any bean like kidney bean or black beans (Protein component of your salad)! Use any light vinaigrette dressing.

After making a protein rich fare with lentils and legumes last month, Palooza in a Pan picked Salads for the month of July. Don't forget to check the Salads from me and my friends Anu and Radhika


Aragula/Rocket 2 handfuls
Cucumber 1
Avacado 1
Cherry Tomato 10
Chick Peas 1 can 400gm

Mango Pink Pepper Corn Dressing 1/4 cup (or any any vinaigrette dressing)
Olive Oil 1/4 cup
Parsley 2 tbsp
Salt and Pepper

Method of Preparation

1. Chop the cucumber into small pieces.

2. Cut the Avacado into 2. Remove the pit. Scoop out the flesh. Chop that into small pieces as well.

3. Halve or Quarter the Cherry Tomatoes.

4. Drain and wash the chickpeas. If using dried chick peas, soak overnight and cook the chickpeas.

5. Prepare the dressing my whisking all the ingredients together.

6. Toss it all together!


  1. Colorful and healthy salad. Looks so fresh.

  2. looks terrific!! rosh kalakifying

  3. Super! I've yet to taste this Avocado! Love the dressing!

  4. ur clicks are so good roshni.. healthy salad..

  5. Love the way you have used served the salad in the fruit bowl Rosh.

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