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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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Carrot and Date Salad
Recipe# 370
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cold and crunchy, the Carrot and Date Salad is a rejuvenating treat for your palate. It is important to chill the carrots and lettuce before making this salad in order to enhance their crunch. The carrot salad is served on a bed of lettuce to improve its visual appeal, plus lettuce also gives it ....
Cucumber Salad with Cashewnuts ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33994
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An unusual salad in terms of the ingredients used, and the seasonings added to it. Crunchy cucumber and snappy cashewnuts make a wonderful combination and it is mixed in with coriander, lemon juice, soya sauce, sugar and chilli for a hot-sweet flavour. Roast the cashews before using them in the sala ....
Curried Pasta And Bean Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 380
11 Jun 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe serves an italian staple with an indian flavour. Mayonnaise is blended with curry powder bringing in a refreshing twist to the taste of the pasta. Boiled beans and croutons create different textures, while garlic and dill leaves break the monotony of the curry flavoring. This pasta taste ....
Dill Cucumber Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 34002
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A simple salad that you can whip up along with your daily meals and make it healthier and quick to make too! this salad requires cucumber that is marinated with vinegar and salt, and then drained of all water. Potato cubes, radish and onions are also included. The dressing is a creamy garlic mayonna ....
Fire and Ice Tomato Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33987
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If you don’t have any exotic vegetable or ingredient at home, and yet want to quickly rustle up a different, nice salad, this is it. Chunky tomato wedges, sliced onions and cucumber slices do very well in a tangy, spicy dressing of vinegar, sugar, mustard and chilli flakes. The dressing here is boil ....
French Beans with Sesame Seeds ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 393
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a perfect every day salad that is light and healthy and makes your meal times complete. While sliced french beans can be used alone and tossed in with dressing, we’ve used green cucumber and celery to add extra bite and crunch into the salad. Toasted sesame seeds too enhance the taste. We’ve ....
Honey and Lemon Dressing
Recipe# 331
11 Jun 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
As the name suggests, the Honey and Lemon Dressing combines lemon juice and honey in perfect proportions, flavoured with aromatic crushed peppercorns. Ready in seconds, this is a perfect dressing for any salad, especially those with bland ingredients that demand a tangy dressing to add josh to the w ....
Indonesian Style Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33993
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A slight variation of gado gado salad of indonesia, it is one of the popular treats of the region. It is a mélange of fruits, sprouts and vegetables served along with a unique peanut-sauce dressing. Roasted peanuts are blended with sugar, chillies and lemon juice for a spicy dressing that blends in ....
Italiano Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33990
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A cold macaroni salad with vinaigrette dressing is just perfect salad to make if your meal theme is italian. Chunky cubes of tomato, capsicum, chopped spring onions and olives add in various flavours and textures to the macaroni. You could sprinkle some oregano into it too. Serve chilled and watch y ....
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.
Lettuce Crouton and Cheese Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33986
11 Jun 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
A freshly tossed lettuce, crouton and cheese salad can be really delicious and satisfying. What’s even more important is that it is simple to make. Crisp lettuce, soft, grated cheese; toasted bread croutons, crackling fresh pepper, piquant vinegar and virgin olive oil make all the difference. Enjoy ....
Macaroni Salad with Sour Cream ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 34006
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A different way to use up pasta in a salad! macaroni is cooked al dente and mixed in with cucumber, celery, spring onions and green capsicum. The dressing is what makes this salad unique – with cream, curd, milk and mustard powder mixed well and tossed into the salad it adds a nice creamy texture to ....
Masala Mixed Sprouts Salad with Coconut
Recipe# 34001
11 Jun 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
Simple, fuss-free and delicious: the best way to describe this salad. It is a crisp and tangy salad with basic Indian flavours from chaat masala, coriander and lemon juice. Serve this as a salad, or serve this as a snack if you are watching your weight. It is extremely filling and healthy. However e ....
Melon and Papaya Balls In Honey and Ginger Dressing
Recipe# 381
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A sweet chilled salad for hot summer days.
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.
Roasted Corn Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33992
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
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 ....
Strawberry Spinach Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33989
11 Jun 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
An unusual salad combination that pairs very well with a tangy dressing – this salad looks very good on the dinner table, especially if you are hosting a party. Roasted sesame and poppy seeds and crunchy blanched almond slivers introduce a nice crunch to the salad. Your guests are sure to ask you fo ....
Zesty Banana Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 391
11 Jun 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
The name of this recipe describes this salad rather well- it is zesty and spunky offering the palate a new combination of ingredients and flavours. Fresh, sweet bananas are mixed in with sour lemon juice, spicy chilli, fresh mint and dill leaves, creamy curd and finally crunchy roast peanuts surpris ....
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Salads
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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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23 Nov 17 10:00 AM