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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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Mixed Veggie Raita
Recipe# 3602
20 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This hearty curd preparation is filled with colour, flavour and nutritional goodness. The low fat curds provide the much needed essential nutrients like calcium and protein. Serve chilled to relish all the flavours.
Orange, Grapefruit and Mint Salad
Recipe# 365
15 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Grapefruit is a wonderful ingredient, with its unique, inimitable taste and beautiful pinkish hue. The flavour of grapefruit is very rare as it combines tanginess, tartness and a mild sweetness, which is sure to tickle your taste buds! In this amazing salad, grapefruit comes together with oran ....
Garlic Mayonnaise, Eggless Garlic Mayonnaise
Recipe# 41912
10 Jul 17

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 by Tarla Dalal
A really creamy and luscious mayonnaise with the distinct flavour of garlic, this one is sure to give a fresh new taste to any salad , sandwich or burg ....
Minty Apple Salad
Recipe# 40441
18 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Just a look at this delightful salad is enough to boost your appetite, but even if that does not work, a cupful of it will undoubtedly help you fight Anorexia . A lovely combination of apple cubes dotted with peppy mint leaves, and laced wit ....
Bhujiya Raita, Aloo Bhujiya Raita
Recipe# 42101
02 Oct 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An off-beat dish with all the makings of a winner, the Bhujiya Raita brings together crunchy bhujiya with luscious curds flavoured with a touch of spice powders. The innate tang and mild spiciness of the bhujiya are accentuated against the curd background. You need to ensure that the Bhujiya Rai ....
Chawli, Paneer and Veg Healthy Lunch Salad
Recipe# 42271
16 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Toss together this vibrant assortment of ingredients to get a bright and tasty salad that you will relish up to the last bite, without leaving even a speckle in the bowl! Veggies like capsicum, tomatoes and beetroot team up with mushrooms, greens and boiled chawli beans in this drool-worthy and ....
Avocado, Broccoli and Bellpepper Lunch Salad
Recipe# 42254
14 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A dashingly colourful salad with a very high feel-good factor, just perfect to pack for lunch ! The Avocado, Broccoli and Bell Pepper Lunch Salad has a splash of various colours, textures and flavours ranging from the creaminess of avocadoes ....
Quinoa Feta and Mixed Veg Salad
Recipe# 41661
01 Feb 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is another fabulous way to include quinoa in your diet. The Quinoa, Feta and Mixed Veg Salad is sumptuous and tasty, with a good blend of quinoa, fresh veggies and feta cheese. The unique taste and mouth-feel of feta cheese goes very well with the juicy veggies. The combination of veggies i ....
Thai Veg Salad with Peanut Dressing
Recipe# 454
26 Nov 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Thai cooking is generally characterised by the generous use of peanuts and coconut milk. In this mixed veg salad, you will experience the magical touch of peanuts, in the form of a sauce with a lot of other exciting ingredients like sesame seeds and lemon juice. The Thai Veg Salad with Peanut ....
Tabbouleh, Lebanese Tabbouleh
Recipe# 22587
27 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Tabbouleh is a popular Middle Eastern vegetarian recipe, made by tossing together veggies like tomatoes and onions with herbs and lemon juice. A seasoning of freshly ground black pepper enhances the flavours of all the other ingredients making this salad super tasty. Sometimes, cooked broken whe ....
Fattoush,  Lebanese Salad
Recipe# 22586
21 Apr 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Delectably different, Fattoush is a Lebanese salad made by combining toasted and chopped pita bread with the choicest of veggies and herbs. The texture of this salad is truly out-of-the-world, as it combines the crispiness of toasted bread with the juicy ....
Orange Sesame Tabbouleh ( Lebanese Tabbouleh Recipe )
Recipe# 6510
07 Jul 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
This is aromatic, flavourful dish that comprises of cooked dalia, tossed in with spring onions, parsley, tomato cubes, and toasted sesame seeds, olive and salt. Orange zest and orange squash adds a great citrusy flavour to this dish that is meant to be eaten chilled! Plan a "Arabian Delight" me ....
Antioxidant, Protein Rich Healthy Lunch Salad
Recipe# 42207
04 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a crunchy, colourful and healthy salad that you can have any time, and even carry to work in the lunch box! Coloured capsicum, onion and lettuce are loaded with antioxidants, which help build our immune system and fight various diseases. Their peppy flavour and crunchy texture also help ....
Kidney Bean Salad, Mexican Kidney Bean Salad
Recipe# 1233
27 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A yummy salad with an interesting assortment of ingredients, which offer a mix-and-match of multiple textures and flavours. The succulence of cooked kidney beans, the juiciness of tomatoes, the crunch of onions and spring onions, all come together to delight your palate. A pungent, lemony dres ....
Red Pumpkin Pachadi
Recipe# 4993
07 Aug 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Wonderfully unique, the Red Pumpkin Pachadi stands out from others in its combined use of curds and coconut milk. Though you might never have tried it before, you will be pleasantly surprised to see that mellow coconut milk and tangy curds complement each other very well, and together with the aroma ....
Fruit and Vegetable Raita (  Desi Khana)
Recipe# 1461
23 Sep 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cucumber is mixed and matched with a wide selection of fruits, to make this sweet and sour delight. A slightly different spicing—of mustard powder and cumin seeds powder is used to pep up the fruit and vegetable raita. Remember to chop the bananas and apples just before mixing to avoid blackening.
Lettuce, Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Basil Dressing
Recipe# 4643
04 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vitamin C rich veggies like lettuce, capsicum,tomatoes and cucumber tossed together with an Italian basil dressing. But dress this salad just before serving to prevent the loss of vitamin C due to exposure of air.
Baked Potato Salad
Recipe# 41981
01 Sep 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a unique salad with a very aesthetic, buttery flavour. Easy to make, the Baked Potato Salad features baked potato cubes bathed in a quick-mix dressing of olive oil, spring onions, parsley and other flavourful ingredients. The charming mouth-feel of the baked potatoes together with the vi ....
Avocado Salad
Recipe# 373
01 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These days avocadoes are available in most supermarkets and fruit stalls, almost all round the year. While some people buy it frequently for its health benefits, others stay away as they are unsure of how to include it in their diet. Puddings and ....
Paneer and Corn Chatpata Salad
Recipe# 30991
27 Jul 08

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by Tarla Dalal
This chunky salad will leave you wishing you had made much more of it! With such a tempting combination of flavours, textures and colours, this Paneer and Corn Chatpata Salad is sure to be wiped off in a jiffy. Sautéing the paneer eliminates its raw smell, making it all the more interesting to bite ....
Tomato Basil and Feta Cheese Salad
Recipe# 41646
22 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Cheese and tomatoes always get along very well together because of their contrasting textures and flavours. The soft but earthy flavour of cheese complements the tang of tomatoes, and they bring out the best of each other. In this amazing salad, the duo is enhanced further by the addition of bas ....
Banana and Cucumber Salad
Recipe# 1469
29 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Banana and cucumber salad is a unique combo made up in kachumber style! sweet bananas and crunchy cucumbers are a very compatible twosome when prepared just right, with a texture boost from peanuts and coconut and a flavour boost from green chillies and lemon juice. Serve chilled.
Pumpkin Raita, Indian Accompaniment
Recipe# 41928
31 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Pumpkin Raita is an easy but elegant recipe that brings together the mellow tang of curds with the pleasing sweetness of pumpkin. The parboiled pumpkin gives the raita a nice mouth-feel while a simple, traditional tempering gives it a peppy aroma and good flavour. A tasty and refreshing ....
Cucumber, Capsicum and Celery Salad
Recipe# 1354
31 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cucumber, Capsicum and Celery Salad, is a delightful combination of fresh vegetables, fruits and curds which makes this salad hard to resist. The low-fat curd dressing is delicately flavoured with basil and mustard powder. The fruits, vegetables and low-fat curds have few calories, but contains a lo ....
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 on 15 Sep 18 12:04 PM


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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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