3 Salads and Healthy Sider Recipes to eat with Non-Veg Food

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Cabbage bell pepper Pickle recipe

Ingredients 

  1. In a small bowl mix together juice of 1 small lemon,
  2. 3 tbsp. of Olive oil,
  3. 1 tbsp. white vinegar,
  4. ½ tsp garlic powder and ½ tsp salt,
  5. 2 chopped orange bell pepper
  6. 2 heaping tbsp. chopped lettuce. Now start on the salad.

How to Prepare:

Wash your veggies. Thinly slice 1 small cabbage and place in a large mixing bowl. Chop 1 small head of broccoli into small piece. Cut bell pepper into small strips. Chop green onions, about ½ cup. Add to the mixing bowl. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix until all the vegetables are nicely coated with the dressing. Serve with fish Vada.

Eggless Mayonnaise Recipe

Mayonaise mix

Ingredients 

  1. Milk – 1 cup
  2. Corn flour -3 tbsp.
  3. Olive/grape seed Oil – 1tbs each
  4. pepper powder – 1tsp
  5. finely chopped cucumber/capsicum/olives/Mint
  6. coriander paste – 2tsp
  7. mustard seeds 1tsp
  8. lemon juice – 1tbs
  9. salt to taste.

How to Prepare:

Take corn flour in a mixing bowl and add ¼ cup milk to it. Whisk it well without any lumps. Pour the mixture to a non-stick pan and add the remaining milk. Mix well and cook at a low flame. Keep stirring until the mixture thickens in few minutes. The mixture will become very thick and soft; at this stage allow the mixture to cool. Dry roast the mustard seeds and grind to a coarse powder. Crush the black peppercorns and set aside. Once the mixture is cooled blend it to a smooth paste. Add pepper powder, mustard powder, salt, Mint/coriander paste Mix well. Store eggless mayonnaise in an airtight bottle and refrigerate then  add finely chopped cucumber / capsicum / olives while serving.

Rajma (Kidney Beans) Sider recipe

Kidney beans

Ingredients 

  1. 3 Cup of soaked and boiled kidney beans
  2. ¾ cup chopped tomatoes
  3. ¾ cup thinly sliced onions
  4. 1 tbsp. finely chopped spring onion greens
  5. 1tsp olive oil
  6. Jeera ajwain roasted powder, sliced onions, finely chopped spring onions greens chilies

How to Prepare:

Add jeera ajwain roasted powder sauté sliced onions, finely chopped spring onions greens and add chopped tomatoes when onion turn golden brown. Now add soaked and boiled kidney beans.  Let it cool down. Combine all the ingredients for the salad in a bowl, toss well. Just before serving, add the dressing and toss well. Serve with fish Vada as an add on supplement with eggless mint cucumber /olives/capsicum mayonnaise salad and cabbage bell pepper salad.

The Rajma ( Kidney Beans ) Salad is an iron-rich option that will enhance your haemoglobin levels and prevent anemia. Once you have soaked and boiled the Rajma, all you need to do is throw in some chopped veggies and a dash of lime and pepper for spice. Serve fresh to avoid sogginess, and enjoy the blend of textures and flavours in every mouthful.                                                              

Tip:  Make this salad in Indian style by replacing the dressing with chopped coriander, some finely chopped green chilies and lemon juice. If you’re looking for a creative alternative to your everyday dinner, then this is a must-try. Blend together some eggless mayonnaise and then add to that some yellow chili and parsley. Now take this mix and pour it over some boiled vegetables, season it with salt and pepper, and serve.

Main Recipe: Fish Vada