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Indian Salads with dressing recipes


Last Updated : Apr 11,2021



ड्रेसिंग वाले सलाद - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Indian Salads with dressing recipes in Hindi)
ડ્રેસિંગવાળા સલાડ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Indian Salads with dressing recipes in Gujarati)

Indian Salads with Dressing recipes, Veg Salad with Dressing 

Indian Salads with Dressings. Indian salads are characterised by crispy fresh ingredients laced with ground spices or zesty dressings that deliver a revitalising rush of flavour. Indian salads play multiple roles in a meal. Sometimes they are served as appetizers, and at other times they are also used as accompaniments to give a peppy twist to simple meals. For example, kachumbers served with dal khichdi

Cabbage and Carrot Kachumber, Kobi and Gajar Kachumber

Cabbage and Carrot Kachumber, Kobi and Gajar Kachumber

While the everyday Indian salad is a simple mix of veggies like carrot, cucumber and tomatoes served with a touch of pepper and lemon juice, there are several exotic variants too, with luscious dressings that add a glamorous tone to the veggies and beans used. 

Exciting Indian Salads with Dressings

It is nice to use a mix of veggies and beans in salads, for example, cucumber with rajma. Sometimes, soaked and parboiled cereals like barley may also be used, as in the Chickpea, Barley and Mushroom Salad with Balsamic Dressing. Fruits like pomegranate, grapes and apple mingle naturally with veg salads. 

Cabbage and Carrot Kachumber, Kobi and Gajar Kachumber

Cabbage and Carrot Kachumber, Kobi and Gajar Kachumber

However, what makes a salad feel special is the dressing, as it helps the chef to achieve the required mood. A creamy dressing with hung curds gives a luxuriant feel to the salad, while a light mint and lemon dressing refreshes the palate with its chilling mint overtones. The use of mint, ground black pepper, lemon and curd is quite common in Indian salads. 

The Chickpea Salad with Mint Dressing is an awesome example of how mint transforms a salad; while the Pear and Pomegranate Salad is a perfect mix of seasonal fruits. The Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing is a light yet nutritious treat that is also a delight to behold. When you want something offbeat, feel free to mix and match exotic ingredients with everyday ones to make totally mind-blowing new creations like the Cherry Tomato and Methi Salad

Pear and Pomegranate Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )

Pear and Pomegranate Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )

But if Indian is the buzzword for a party and you want to go all out to achieve the feel, then look no further than the Chatpata Chana and Potato Salad. Dressed in a lemony mix of chaat masala and cumin seeds powder, this salad is a desi dream come true.

International Veg Salads with Dressings

When you are in the mood to voyage afar, explore the wondrous effect of curds, cream, olive oil, vinegar and spices on thoughtfully-combined veggie salads. Be it the multi-textured Russian Salad, the gimme-more Burnt American Sweet Corn Salad or the health-packed Quinoa Corn and Capsicum Salad, a properly chosen salad can be a great value-add to any meal. 

Burnt Sweet Corn Salad, Burnt American Sweet Corn Salad

Burnt Sweet Corn Salad, Burnt American Sweet Corn Salad

When making any salad, remember: 

• Pick the best ingredients, especially if they are going to be used raw. Never use damaged veggies or overripe fruits in a salad. 

• If your salad requires you to boil or parboil any ingredients, always cook it only to the required level and not too much. You need to retain the natural texture and colour of the vegetable or bean. 

• Choose the dressing carefully. Heavy ingredients call for a light dressing, while fresh and light ingredients can comfortably accommodate a rich dressing. 

Red and Green Salad with Peanut Dressing ( Eat Well Stay Well )

Red and Green Salad with Peanut Dressing ( Eat Well Stay Well )

The salad plays a very important role in balancing the mood of a meal. It can add a refreshing tone to a heavy meal, or give a rich feel to a simple meal. So, always spend some time picking the right salad for the meal. Have a look at our 200+ salad recipe collection, which includes Indian Salad Recipes with Dressing and International Veg Salad Recipes with Dressing, and pick the right ones for every meal! 

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Healthy Indian Green Chickpea Salad
Recipe# 385
28 Feb 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
healthy Indian green chickpea salad recipe | paneer and chickpea salad | cottage cheese and chickpea salad | protein rich paneer salad | with 22 amazing images. Healthy ....
Russian Salad
Recipe# 2136
16 Mar 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
russian salad | vegetarian russian salad | indian style russian salad | with 12 amazing images. The flavour and texture of the Russian Salad (Veg Russian Salad) is lovely, as it uses parboi ....
Burnt Sweet Corn Salad, Burnt American Sweet Corn Salad
Recipe# 1236
08 Mar 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
burnt sweet corn salad recipe | burnt corn salad | easy roasted corn salad | charred corn salad | with 20 amazing images. burnt sweet corn salad recipe |
Creamy Beetroot and Corn Salad
Recipe# 50
15 Feb 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Lovely contrasting shades of pink and yellow make the Creamy Beetroot and Corn Salad a spectacular sight. It sure catches your attention on the table! But its merits just begin with the good looks. A fabulously creamy texture and awesome flavour, achieved by dressing the salad in a mix of mayo ....
Som Tam, Thai Green Papaya Salad
Recipe# 6514
15 Feb 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Som Tam is a famous salad from Southeast Asian cuisine. Made with raw papaya, it has a spicy and tangy flavour that is really invigorating. The tanginess of tamarind, the pungency of garlic and the spiciness of Thai red chilli are felt strongly in this recipe. Not only that, raw papaya has a ver ....
Broken Wheat Salad with Chick Peas and Roasted Pepper ( Soups and Salads )
Recipe# 33997
10 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A hearty mediterranean salad that is quite a meal by itself! broken wheat, boiled chick peas, and roasted colourful peppers come together in this delicious salad. Ensure that the peppers are char-grilled before they are used in the recipe. The vegetable stock gives a nice flavour to the wheat, while ....
American Sweet Corn Salad
Recipe# 376
03 Feb 21

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by Tarla Dalal
american sweet corn salad | sweet corn veg salad recipe | with 12 amazing images. Juicy sweet corn and capsicum dressed in vinaigrette and garnished with tomatoes and spring onions, the american sweet corn salad offe ....
Roasted Corn Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33992
01 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The perfect salad for a breezy, outdoor dinner! roasted corn salad also makes a nice accompaniment to barbequed food. Colourful peppers add taste to this salad, while making it look a lot more vibrant. The salad’s tangy, delicious taste comes from the chopped coriander, lemon juice and sugar dressi ....
Chick Pea, Lettuce and Vegetable Salad in Lemon Dressing
Recipe# 6489
01 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Boiled chickpeas, a nice helping of mixed vegetables, a tart, lemony dressing and crisp, garlic-flavored bread croutons are all tossed in together for a lovely, summery salad that will tickle your taste buds.
Cabbage and Apple Salad
Recipe# 22241
27 Jan 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
In this simple, easy-to-make, elegant salad, the traditional calorie-laden mayonnaise dressing is replaced with a healthier version, made using low-fat curds and dill. Cabbage is a good source of vitamin C, while apples provide fibre, placing this salad high on the nutrition scale.
Indian Chickpea Salad for Weight Loss
Recipe# 3596
14 Aug 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Indian chickpea salad for weight loss | kabuli chana salad with pudina dressing | healthy chickpea salad for weight loss | with amazing 23 pictures One of the most nutritious beans - chickpeas are rich in
Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing
Recipe# 4639
18 Nov 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
carrot cucumber and rajma Salad in mint dressing recipe | vegetable salad with mint and lemon dressing | healthy weight loss vegetable salad | healthy Indian salad recipe for weight loss | wit ....
Mixed Vegetable Salad ( Exotic Diabetic Recipe )
Recipe# 33741
15 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
‘Healthy salads’ can sometimes be boring, and you might end up wishing for a richer dressing! But this one is sure to be a refreshing change. This healthy basket of veggies makes a healthy, fibre-rich treat that helps regulate blood sugar levels. A perfect food to satisfy small hunger pangs, i ....
Baby Spinach and Apple Salad in Curd Lemon Dressing, Healthy
Recipe# 36141
28 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Iron-rich baby spinach is teamed with apples for extra crunch and a little sweetness, in this simple but awesome salad. Drowned in a tongue-tickling Curd Lemon Dressing, the duo transforms into an exotic delicacy. The dressing is bursting with tangy and h ....
Roasted Capsicum and Alfalfa Sprouts Salad with Peanut Dressing
Recipe# 39213
01 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Exotic! That’s what this salad is. With a rare combination of roasted capsicum and alfalfa sprouts with an even more tasteful dressing based on peanuts with a dash of lemon, this salad is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids , vitamin B1 and ....
Arabic Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 34007
11 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Salads are an integral part of an arabian meal and accompany their main meals. This salad is rich in colour and uses up all the vegetables and ingredients that are easily available in the region. In this version we’ve used the beautiful cherry tomatoes, green and black olives, mint and iceberg lettu ....
Cucumber Bean Sprouts and Apple Salad
Recipe# 22345
10 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A fun-packed and flavour-packed salad that is also bursting with good health, the Cucumber Bean Sprouts and Apple Salad is a worthy addition to your diet. While cucumber gives a nice juiciness to the salad, bean sprouts give an exciting crunch and apple lends a fruity twist. Bean sprouts are ful ....
Bean Sprouts and Capsicum Salad
Recipe# 4609
28 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Calcium laden fresh bean sprouts in a spicy dressing. Bean sprouts and capsicum together also lend enough vitamin c to this salad which aids in enhancing calcium absorption.
Mexican Salad
Recipe# 32993
11 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This peppy Mexican Salad of cooked kidney beans and succulent low-fat cottage cheese enhanced with a freshly prepared salsa dressing, is a protein, potassium and fibre rich delight ideal for weight-watchers. Unlike the most Mexican salads, which uses full-fat paneer, this recipe makes use of low-fat ....
Guacamole, Apple and Bean Salad, Diabetic Friendly
Recipe# 33639
23 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Packed with flavour and good health, this exotic salad features apples and cooked kidney beans dressed in a creamy guacamole dressing. Chopped tomatoes come together with ripe avocadoes to give this guacamole dressing an extraordinary flavour and mouth-feel. To get the classic effect, make sure ....
Pear and Pomegranate Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 34004
02 Dec 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
If you find fresh pears in the marketplace, buy them and attempt this fresh pear salad. A warm dressing of pomegranate juice, lemon, mustard powder, honey and freshly ground pepper introduce a brilliant taste to the cut pear cubes. Toss in crisp iceberg lettuce too, it adds a definite crunch to the ....
Potato Chana Salad
Recipe# 4641
04 Jun 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
potato chana salad | potato chickpea salad | indian chickpea salad | with 13 amazing images. potato chick pea salad is a simple salad made from soaking kabuli chana overnight and then add ....
Pasta Primavera Salad with Vegetables
Recipe# 1829
24 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
It is technically a salad but practically a meal in its own right! The Pasta Primavera Salad with Vegetables is an easy and quick yet sumptuous preparation of cooked fusilli tossed together with crunchy lettuce, fresh and vibrant veggies and a refreshing curd-based dressing with celery and spring on ....
Arabic Salad
Recipe# 22594
21 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The salad is traditionally flavoured with sumac powder, which is a Middle Eastern spice made from the berries of the sumac bush. The powder has a tart flavour thus we have substituted it with pomegranate powder and lemon juice. It is worth hunting down if you possibly can. But the salad is equally d ....
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