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Last Updated : Mar 16,2019



भारतीय सलाद वेज रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Salads recipes in Hindi)
ભારતીય કચુંબર વાનગીઓ, વેજ સલાડ રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Salads recipes in Gujarati)

Indian Vegetarian Salad Recipes, Vegetable Salads

 Indian Salad Recipes, Vegetable Salad Recipes, Vegetarian Salads. Salads are as close to nature as our food can get! Made of fresh, fibrous and nutritious ingredients tossed with flavoursome dressings, salads are not only healthy but tasty too. Ingredients like fruits, sprouts and veggies come in varied flavours and textures, and when they come together in intelligent combos they kindle one’s appetite and give an instant sense of wellness.

Paneer Aur Hare Chane ka Salad, Healthy Salads RecipePaneer Aur Hare Chane ka Salad, Healthy Salads Recipe

Low Cal Salads

Low-calorie salads are eaten by many on a regular basis as they provide abundant nutrition without the risk of gaining weight. Being rich in fibre, salads keep you full for a long time and avoid snack sprees. Plus, the fibre also helps lose weight if the rest of the person’s diet is also conducive to it.

Although most vegetable salads contain a bundle of fruits and veggies, what often compromises the calorie count is the dressing, if made with oil, cream, and other such rich ingredients. So, when making low-cal salads, it is important to pay attention to every ingredient. You must go for low-cal curd, low-cal paneer, low-cal dressings, etc. In this Fruit and Veg Salad, for example, we have used low-calorie Thousand Island dressing instead of a fat-loaded dressing made of mayonnaise.

Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Low Calorie Thousand Island Dressing
Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Low Calorie Thousand Island Dressing

It is also wise to pick fruits and veggies that are low on the calorie count, such as carrot, bell peppers, orange, apple etc.
1. Sprouts and Veggie Salad
2. Zucchini, Bell Pepper and Sprouted Moong Salad

You will find dozens of low-cal salad recipes at - so many that you can lunch or snack on a different salad every day of the month and thereafter too!

Light Salads

Light salads are accompaniments enjoyed with a regular meal. These are not too heavy, but are made with vibrant ingredients and flavour-givers, which add a splash of colour and flavour to the meal. These salads must ideally be quick and easy to make, because you will be preparing them in addition to other dishes.

Within minutes, you can make a lovely salad of beetroot and garlic, which adds abundant energy to your meal.

Beet and Garlic Salad Recipe, Fibre Rich
Beet and Garlic Salad Recipe, Fibre Rich

You can transform a seemingly regular vegetable salad into an attention grabber by using a peppy dressing, such as in the Vegetable Salad with Lemony Apple Dressing

If you are looking for ideas to make light and colourful salads that instil energy into a meal, head straight to Light Salads Recipes.

Quick Salads

In general, everyone knows about the health benefits of vegetarian salads and agrees that they must be consumed every day as part of our regular diet. However, many people do not have time to prepare salads and skip it. These Quick Salads, made within minutes with easily available ingredients, will be handy for these busy bees. The busier you are, more important it is to consume healthy foods like salads to bust your stress and keep healthy. So, do not compromise at all – start right from today and make yourself a salad every other day!

We always have ingredients like cucumber, tomato and apple at home, so you can make this salad without much ado any time you wish - Cucumber, Apple and Tomato Salad. Likewise, you can also make the most of seasonal fruits and veggies. When orange is in season, go for something like this easy but exotic Lebanese salad - Orange Sesame Tabbouleh. When you feel indulgent, go for something like the Creamy Beetroot and Corn Salad, a rich and creamy salad that can be made without any difficulty.

Cucumber, Apple and Tomato Salad
Cucumber, Apple and Tomato Salad

For more Quick Salad Recipes, check out

Salads with Dressings

Some salads can be eaten plain with just a simple seasoning of salt and pepper, but most salads require a dressing to improve their taste and texture. The dressing has the power to make or break a salad. Even simple ingredients can be converted into an exotic salad fit for a party by using the appropriate dressing!

Check out the peanut dressing on this Thai Veg Salad with Peanut Dressing and the lemony, garlicky olive oil dressing in this bean salad Kidney Bean Salad. And here, we have used olive oil, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar to give the vegetable salad an unusual twist - Beetroot, Peppers, Carrot Healthy Salad for Work.

Kidney Bean Salad, Mexican Kidney Bean Salad
Kidney Bean Salad, Mexican Kidney Bean Salad

Note how the dressing transforms the salads into tongue-tickling delights. For more salad recipes with dressings, check out Salads with Dressing Recipes

No-Cooking Salads

Best of all are the recipes that require no cooking – and these salads are typical examples. Resplendent with the natural, raw flavours of the ingredients used, these salads rely on the combination of ingredients to bestow a mouth-watering impact on the diner! Absolutely no cooking is required, which makes these quicker and easier to prepare too. You can enjoy them every day!

As simple as any salad can get, this Cabbage Salad is so tasty that you and your family will crave for it.

Cabbage Salad
Cabbage Salad

This Lebanese salad is usually served with falafels, but it tastes so good that you can enjoy it just by itself - Tabbouleh, Lebanese Tabbouleh.

Here is a colourful salad that is easy but tasty, with a fabulous lemon juice and olive oil dressing - Cucumber Bean Sprouts and Apple Salad.

A whole lot of mix and toss, no cooking salads are featured on Toss & Mix Salads (No cooking) Recipes, to increase the goodness quotient of your meals without sweating in the kitchen!

Salads that make a Meal

It is now becoming increasingly fashionable to have salad meals – and it’s nice to see a healthy trend for a change! Known by names like lunch salads, Buddha bowls, etc. these are really sumptuous salads that can be had in place of a meal like lunch or dinner. These usually combine veggies and fruits with grains and possibly other ingredients like cottage cheese, tofu or mushrooms.

The best part is that most of these salads can be carried to work also to have for lunch. You need to pack the dressing in a separate container, and toss everything together just before eating. Try this healthy lunch salad that’s colourful and vibrantly flavoured too - Beetroot, Peppers, Carrot Healthy Salad for Work.

Beetroot, Peppers, Carrot Healthy Salad for Work
Beetroot, Peppers, Carrot Healthy Salad for Work

By paying some attention to the ingredients and dressing, you can also make loads of vegan salads like this - Vegan Healthy Lunch Salad

Put together your favourite veggies, pulses and healthy fats, to make a superb salad like this - Masoor, Beets, Zucchini , Peppers Lunch Salad

Game for a salad meal? Take your pick from here - Wholesome Salads Recipes.

The best thing about salads is that you can mix-and-match your ingredients, and come up with an endless variety of salads. Peep into your fridge, pick up all the ingredients that tempt you, and put them together with a peppy dressing to make a bowlful of good health! There’s nothing to hold you back from making a salad. Snacking on salads is a healthy habit that you will be thankful about all your life because it’s healthy, versatile and creative - no holds barred, and available in plenty anywhere in the world, so you never have to go hungry ever again.

Enjoy our Indian Salad Recipes, Vegetable Salad Recipes, Vegetarian Salads and other Salad articles given below. 

Fruit Salad Recipes (127 recipes)
Jain Salads (34 recipes)
Light Salads (92 recipes)
Low Cal Salads (59 recipes)
Pasta Salad (19 recipes)
Quick Salads (193 recipes)
Raitas (109 recipes)
Salad Dressing (50 recipes)
Salads with dressing (248 recipes)
Toss & Mix Salads (No cooking) (185 recipes)
Wholesome Salads (Salads that make a meal) (166 recipes)


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Garden Salad
Recipe# 412
01 Jan 01

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This a little bowlful of paradise! Sweet watermelons, grape, orange and more are tossed in with a creamy dressing of onions, capsicum, tomato ketchup and fresh pepper. Enjoy it chilled on a lazy weekend brunch.
Fresh Fruit Salad with Basil Dressing
Recipe# 1237
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tangy pineapple and juicy watermelon make a great combo! the success of this duo is further highlighted by a simple dressing of sour cream and basil. The sharp accents of basil work very well with the sour cream to create an aromatic and flavourful dressing for your favourite fruits. You could scoop ....
Broccoli and Peaches in Curd Dressing
Recipe# 382
19 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
What a combination! vibrant broccoli and flavourful peaches brought together in a creamy curd dressing loaded with crunchy veggies, indeed this is a treat for food-lovers. You will love the interplay of mustard with the curds, as also the unique topping of almond slivers which adds to the crunch of ....
Peas and Potato Salad ( Soups and Salad)
Recipe# 383
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A mild, pleasantly flavoured dill sauce transforms this simple salad of peas and potatoes.
Japanese Salad ( Soups and Salad Recipe)
Recipe# 363
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
There couldn't possibly be a better choice than a cream dressing to accompany this delicious salad.
Beetroot and Fruit Salad
Recipe# 49
01 Jan 1900

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Sheer excitement in every mouthful! The Beetroot and Fruit Salad is a delicious combination of cooked beetroot cubes with sweet banana and apple, and tangy orange, pineapple and sweet lime segments, with a crunchy dressing dominated by orange squash and crushed peanuts. A topping of crisp peanuts an ....
Thousand Island Dressing ( Salad Dressing)
Recipe# 328
02 Jun 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Rich and luscious, this is America’s all-time favourite dressing! While the fresh cream gives the Thousand Island Dressing a rich texture, the curds, mustard powder and sauces give it a tangy flavour, and vegetables give it an enjoyable crunch. This quick and easy dressing is apt for salads, chips a ....
Oil Free Melon Dressing
Recipe# 4061
07 Jul 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Let your imagination run wild as you select a sweet fruit like muskmelon and blend it with common flavourings like salt, pepper, coriander and cumin seeds to make this creamy salad dressing, that's sure enliven your meal.
Salad Cream ( Salad Dressing)
Recipe# 4085
02 Jun 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Coat crunchy veggies with this creamy topping to make a lavish salad that will become the talk of town! Quick and simple, all it takes to make this mustard-tinged Salad Cream is some tossing and mixing. Refrigerate for a while and use to make deliciously refreshing salads!
Fruity Chana Salad ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 4610
25 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Fruits combined with a versatile bean – chick peas and perked with lemon juice to fulfil your calcium requirement. Feel free to replace orange with sweet lime, pomegranate, grapes or apples as a variation.
Methi Sprouts Salad
Recipe# 4398
01 Jul 05

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Being rich not only in iron, but also in other nutrients like vitamin A, calcium and protein, this classic salad is the best way to start your day.
Rajma Cucumber and Carrot Salad
Recipe# 5559
26 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Munch your way to a healthy heart! A lip-smacking combination of carrots, cucumber and cooked rajma beans dressed in mint, honey and a dash of lemon juice as well. This tangy dressing is not only healthier but also much tastier than many an oily, fat laden dressing! All the key ingredients in this s ....
Lauki Phudina Raita
Recipe# 5561
23 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Raitas are an indispensable part of Indian meals. They combine well with main courses and snacks that are spice heavy, but also taste great just like that! Here is a delicious raita of bottle gourd and tomatoes, perked up with mint leaves and roasted cumin seeds. Here, we have replaced full-fat curd ....
Pear Spinach and Bean Sprouts Salad
Recipe# 5563
23 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This unusual salad has pear as its main ingredient as pear, and is also dressed in the pulp of the same fruit. A dash of mustard added to the dressing gives this salad a tongue-tingling flavour and rich aroma. In addition, this fruit combines a medley of greens, veggies and sprouts, including sp ....
Potato and Peas Salad
Recipe# 5274
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Fibre-rich unskinned potatoes and colourful green peas make a healthy and filling salad. Green peas are a storehouse of fibre that binds ldl and helps evict it from the body.
Raw Papaya Thai Salad with Cabbage, Coconut and Peanuts, Ginto Salad
Recipe# 4952
02 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A tangy gingery salad that's delicately flavoured with coconut, lime juice, ginger and served topped with fried onions. Add a dash of sugar to smoothen the sharpness of the lemon juice. Relish it before your meal with a chilled iced tea.
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Salads
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 on 15 Sep 18 12:04 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Hi Riya, You can order them from our website or from Amazon. Please refer the following link https://www.tarladalal.com/English-Cookbooks-by-Tarla-Dalal
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15 Sep 18 03:42 PM
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Merly , we are delighted you liked our salad recipes. Thanks for the feedback.
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10 Mar 18 11:13 AM
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback. Happy cooking.
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21 Mar 18 03:07 PM
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please send me some indian dishr=es recipes and also some unique indian salads recipes i am always looking this site
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ashean, there are loads of Indian Salads in this collection. Happy cooking.
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21 Mar 18 03:09 PM
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Akash: We are delighted you loved the salad collection.
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23 Nov 17 10:00 AM