salad recipes – easy vegetarian salad recipe varieties.
salads are one of the healthiest food option you can add to your meal. its a very good practice to include salad everyday in your diet. being made with fresh veggies or fruits, they are light and nutritious. they also add lot of variety and flavor to the whole meal.
there are so many varieties of salads that once can prepare, right from traditional salads to quick & easy salads.
here, i am sharing collection of 16 salad recipes which are already posted on the blog, so that it is easier for you to find them in one place. i will keep on updating this post as i share more salad recipes. you can also check these popular recipes collections:
collection of 16 veg salad recipes:
1. veggie salad with nuts recipe – healthy and light summer salad with fresh raw veggies and nuts and seeds. the freshness of the raw veggies, the crispness of the roasted nuts and a flavors of fresh herbs come together in one healthy bowl.
2. fruit salad recipe – a tropical fruit salad with sweet fruits. as a topping on the fruits, some roasted cashew nuts, almonds and walnuts are added for additional texture and crunch.
3. kachumber or kuchumber salad recipe – kachumber is onion-tomato-cucumber salad tossed with indian spices and herbs.
5. kosambari recipe – kosambari is a simple and easy to assemble south indian salad. two lentils which are commonly used are moong lentils and bengal gram (chana dal). veggies like carrots or cucumber are also added. addition of fresh coconut is one of the highlight in kosambari and it does make a lot of difference to the final dish.
6. aloo anardana salad recipe – this salad is basically made from two ingredients – potatoes and pomegranate. spiced with tangy indian spices.
7. sweet corn salad recipe – easy recipe of salad made with sweet corn, cucumber, onion and spices + herbs. i have used fresh sweet corn. though even tinned corn be used. but i do suggest using fresh corn as the taste is better with fresh corn.
8. pyaaz ka lachcha or onion ring salad recipe – easy and quick salad made with thin onion rings. these lachcha onions are basically thinly sliced onion rings spiced with lemon juice, red chili powder and salt. so you can quickly make these lachcha onions at home to go as accompaniment with a north indian meal.
9. carrot sambharo recipe – spiced carrot salad with green chilies from gujarati cuisine. this is a stir fried salad where the carrots are sauteed with mustard and green chilies. green chilies add some heat and spice to the salad. the flavors of fried mustard seeds also enhances the taste. the plus point of this recipe is the crunchiness of the carrots. they are cooked but not completely. and this is what gives a lot of texture and bite in the dish.
10. herbed potato salad recipe – easy and simple potato salad with mixed fresh herbs. for the herbs you can use your favorite herbs or your choice of fresh herbs. i have used a mix of basil, parsley and celery. dried herbs can also be added instead of fresh herbs.
11. raw mango salad recipe – sour, spiced and mildly sweet salad made with unripe mangoes, chopped onions and spices. ‘khatta’ or sour tasting mangoes are complementing the slight pungency & sweetness of the onions. the spices like roasted cumin powder and chili powder also perk up the flavors.
12. avocado salad with yogurt dressing – avocado salad with lightly spiced yogurt dressing with indian flavors. a simple, light side dish for the summers.
13. fruit salad with cashew cream – indian fruit salad with cashew cream. cashew cream is a nothing but smoothly blended and whipped cashews.
14. ensaladilla rusa – an easy spanish vegetarian salad recipe.
15. pasta salad recipe – soft cooked pasta with crunchy veggies. a simple and easy pasta salad recipe and makes for a quick brunch or meals in between.
16. russian salad recipe – veg russian salad is an easy to make salad recipe and is quite popular. i have not added eggs and the salad is made from boiled vegetables and eggless mayonnaise.