Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream

Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream

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A different way to use up pasta in a salad! In this Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream, macaroni is cooked al dente and mixed in with cucumber, celery, spring onions and green capsicum.

The dressing is what makes this Macaroni Salad unique – with cream, curd, milk and mustard powder mixed well and tossed into the salad it adds a nice creamy texture to the dish.

Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream may not be very high on visual appeal, but it is definitely a satiating and delicious pasta salad.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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To Be Mixed Into A Dressing For Macaroni Salad With Sour Cream
1/2 cup curd (dahi)
1 1/2 tbsp fresh cream
3 tbsp milk
1/4 tsp mustard (rai / sarson) powder , readily available in the market

Other Ingredients For Macaroni Salad With Sour Cream
1 1/2 cups cooked macaroni
3/4 cup finely chopped cucumber
2 tbsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda) stalks
1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions whites
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum
salt to taste
For macaroni salad with sour cream

    For macaroni salad with sour cream
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add the dressing and toss well.
  2. Refrigerate the macaroni salad with sour cream for at least 2 hours.
  3. Serve the macaroni salad with sour cream chilled.

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For the sour cream dressing

  1. To make the sour cream dressing for  Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream, put the curd in a deep bowl.
  2. Add the fresh cream. This gives nice creaminess.
  3. Add milk.
  4. Add mustard powder, You can also use mustard paste.
  5. Mix it well using a whisk and keep aside.

For the Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream

  1. In a deep non-stick pan, add enough water to boil the macaroni in and add the oil to it.
  2. Now add the salt. We add the salt at this stage as it not only helps the water come to a boil faster but also gives flavor to the pasta. Generously salt the water.
  3. Let the water come to a rapid boil.
  4. Once it starts boiling, add the macaroni. We have used 3/4 cup raw macaroni for obtaining 1 1/2 cups of cooked macaroni.
  5. Cook on a medium flame for 10-12 minutes, while stirring occasionally. The macaroni should be cooked until they are al dente i.e. cooked to be firm to the bite and should not be mushy or sticky.
  6. Drain well and throw the water away.
  7. Refresh the macaroni under cold water. This ensures that they stop cooking.
  8. Keep macaroni aside.
  9. Transfer macaroni into a deep bowl.
  10. Add the cucumber, this gives a nice crunch.
  11. Add the spring onion whites.
  12. Add the celery, this is optional. If you have it please add it.
  13. Add the spring onion greens.
  14. Add the capsicum.
  15. Add the salt.
  16. Toss it well.
  17. Finally add the prepared sour cream dressing which is a curd based dressing.
  18. Toss  Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream well.
  19. Refrigerate  Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream for atleast 2 hour and serve chilled.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy163 cal
Protein34.2 g
Carbohydrates24 g
Fiber1.4 g
Fat3.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A168.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C18.4 mg
Folic Acid6.2 mcg
Calcium103.8 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium11.3 mg
Potassium64.3 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
 on 20 Jul 12 11:20 AM

Macaroni, cucumber and celery taste great with a curd based dressing. Serve this chilled and i would skip the sour cream to make it ligher.