Russian Salad

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The flavour and texture of the Russian Salad is quite different from the standard salads, as it uses parboiled veggies rather than raw ones. When cooking the veggies, ensure that you do not overcook them – because the vibrant colours and crispness of the vegetables have to be retained. Combining such perfectly cooked veggies with canned pineapple gives the salad a sweet and tangy flavour, while dressing it in mayonnaise and fresh cream adds to its lusciousness. Serve this salad chilled, to enhance the flavour and crunch. Just top the salad on a slice of Brown Bread and enjoy accompanied with a bowl of Lentil, Tomato and Spinach Soup .

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 10 servings
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2 1/2 cups chopped and par-boiled mixed vegetables (french beans , carrot , carrots , green peas and potato)
1/2 cup chopped canned pineapple
1/2 cup fresh cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

  1. Combine the mixed vegetables and pineapple in a deep bowl and toss well.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients and toss well.
  3. Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour and serve chilled.

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Russian Salad
 on 11 Jan 16 01:17 AM

this is really true recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Ashok. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
11 Jan 16 09:41 AM
Russian Salad
 on 13 Nov 15 11:46 AM

Good recipe!!!!
Edited after original posting.
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Tarla Dalal    Vivian, we are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
14 Nov 15 02:46 PM
Russian Salad
 on 31 Jul 15 04:43 PM

Russian salad.. i love this salad.. it has so many it with canned pineapple..adding a sweet and sour taste.. and the combination of cream and mayyonaise is just awesome. Every bite that you take.. its filled with creamy and crunchy salad.. i stuffed this salad in bread and had as a sandwich.. for my lunch.