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

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red and green salad recipe | Indian capsicum, celery and spring onions salad | healthy red green and orange salad with peanut dressing has a tongue-tickling flavour and crunchy mouthfeel all of which are thoroughly enjoyable! Learn how to make Indian capsicum, celery and spring onions salad.

To make red and green salad, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, add the prepared peanut dressing and toss well. Serve immediately.

A variety of colourful ingredients make this Indian capsicum, celery and spring onions salad a nutrient rich munch. Rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, fibre, zinc and B vitamins all required for healthy skin and hair growth. The veggies are also a way to boost antioxidant intake which helps to strengthen heart.

The peanut dressing is an add on which makes this healthy red green and orange salad with peanut dressing a must try! It lends some protein to boost metabolism and add satiety. Diabetics, heart patients and weight-watchers can include this nourishing bowl in their meals at lunch time or in between meals.

Tips for red and green salad. 1. If you are short of time, you can chop the veggies prior in the morning if you want to serve in the evening, refrigerate it and use as required. 2. Similarly, you can also prepare the dressing and refrigerate it because it has lemon juice in it and mix the dressing with the salad when required.

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Red and Green Salad with Peanut Dressing ( Eat Well Stay Well ) recipe - How to make Red and Green Salad with Peanut Dressing ( Eat Well Stay Well )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

For Red and Green Salad
1/2 cup red capscium cubes
1/2 cup yellow capsicum cubes
1/4 cup roughly chopped celery (ajmoda)
1/2 cup thinly sliced spring onions
1 cup cucumber cubes
1 cup tomato cubes
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots

To Be Mixed Into A Peanut Dressing
5 tbsp coarsely crushed peanuts
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds (til)
salt to taste
Method

For red and green salad

    For red and green salad
  1. To make red and green salad, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Just before serving, add the prepared peanut dressing and toss well.
  3. Serve the red and green salad immediately.

Red and Green Salad with Peanut Dressing ( Eat Well Stay Well ) recipe with step by step photos

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what is red and green salad made off?

  1. what is red and green salad made off? Indian capsicum, celery and spring onions salad is made from cheap and easily available ingredients in India such as 1/2 cup red capscium cubes, 1/2 cup yellow capsicum cubes, 1/4 cup roughly chopped celery (ajmoda), 1/2 cup thinly sliced spring onion (whites and greens), 1 cup cucumber cubes, 1 cup tomato cubes, 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots and a peanut dressing. See below the image of list of ingredients for red and green salad.

benefits of capsicum

  1. Low Glycemic Index : Capsicum has a Glycemic Index of 40 which is low. Glycemic Index are for foods you eat, ranks carbohydrate-containing foods by how quickly they digest and raise your blood sugar or glucose levels. Foods rank from 0 to 50 are low GI, 51 to 69 are medium and 70 to 100 are high. Foods that are high in GI are not suitable for weight loss and diabetics. Foods like Capsicum have a low GI and hence don't spike your glucose level as they are absorbed slowly. See 11 super benefits of capsicum, shimla mirch.

benefits of celery

  1. Reduces Inflammation & Manifestation of Chronic Diseases : The flavonoid like quercetin and polyphenols that celery possess are known to reduce oxidative stress caused due to free radicals. These free radicals are produced in our body due to stress and other factors like smoking and pollution. If not warded off, they cause inflammation in the body which in turn can lead to other chronic diseases like cancerheart disease, arthritis etc. See 12 amazing benefits of celery, ajmoda.

peanut dressing

  1. In a bowl put 5 tbsp coarsely crushed peanuts.
  2. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  3. Add 1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste.
  4. Add 2 tbsp lemon juice.
  5. Add 1 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds (til).
  6. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
  7. Mix peanut dressing well. 
  8. Keep aside peanut dressing.

making red and green salad

  1. To make red and green salad recipe | Indian capsicum, celery and spring onions salad | healthy red green and orange salad with peanut dressing | in a deep bowl put 1/2 cup red capscium cubes.
  2. Add 1/2 cup yellow capsicum cubes.
  3. Add 1/4 cup roughly chopped celery (ajmoda).
  4. Add 1/2 cup thinly sliced spring onion (whites and greens).
  5. Add 1 cup cucumber cubes.
  6. Add 1 cup tomato cubes.
  7. Add 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  10. Just before serving, add the prepared peanut dressing.
  11. Toss red and green salad | Indian capsicum, celery and spring onions salad | healthy red green and orange salad with peanut dressing | well.
  12. Serve red and green salad | Indian capsicum, celery and spring onions salad | healthy red green and orange salad with peanut dressing | immediately.

tips for red and green salad

  1. If you are short of time, You can chop the veggies prior in the morning if you want to serve in the evening, refrigerate it and use as required.
  2. Similarly, you can also prepare the dressing and refridgerate it because it has lemon juice in it and mix the dressing with the salad when required.

health benefits of red and green salad

  1. Red and Green Salad – an antioxidant and fiber rich fare.
  2. The colourful veggies are a source of antioxidants like lycopene, capsaicin, quercetin etc. which reduces inflammation in the body. 
  3. It also helps fight harmful free radicals and protect the health of the cells, tissues and organs. 
  4. The fiber from the veggies is beneficial in weight loss. 
  5. Diabetics and heart patients too can benefit from the fiber and maintain blood sugar and blood cholesterol levels. 
  6. This salad is a wise pick for women with PCOS who are often prescribed an antioxidant rich diet. 

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Reviews

Red and Green Salad with Peanut Dressing ( Eat Well Stay Well )
5
 on 26 Oct 15 12:07 PM


A colourful salad with bountiful of antioxidants from the veggies used. I loved the crunchiness and the contrast flavours the dressing lends to this salad. its quite filling so can be had as a snack too.