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avocado salad recipe with yogurt dressing - avocado salad with lightly spiced yogurt dressing with indian flavors.

5 from 4 votes
total time:
15minutes

avocado salad recipe – a simple, light side dish for the summers, made with avocado and yogurt. i could have called this recipe an avocado raita. but since i have actually made a dressing and used less amount of yogurt, i will call it avocado salad with yogurt dressing. however the yogurt dressing is optional. but it does add a lot of flavor.

avocado salad recipe

the yogurt dressing is lightly spiced. apart from avocado, i have also added onion, tomato and cucumber. the avocado salad goes very well as a side dish with a vegetarian meal or appetizers.

what you get is a creamy avocado salad with the smoothness of the avocado, crunch of the cucumber, onion, tomato and a hint of the spices.

whenever i buy avocado, i mostly end up making guacamole and the guacamole toast sandwich. sometimes i make a raita or just add the avocado to salads. and on some rare occasions an avocado milkshake. recently i have started making this easy and quick avocado garlic toast recipe for breakfast.

avocado salad recipe

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avocado salad

5 from 4 votes
Prep Time:15 mins
Total Time:15 mins
avocado salad recipe with yogurt dressing - avocado salad with lightly spiced yogurt dressing with indian flavors.
avocado salad recipe
Course:side dish
Cuisine:world
Servings:2 to 3

INGREDIENTS FOR avocado salad

(1 CUP = 250 ML)

for avocado salad

  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 small to medium onion
  • 1 green chili (hari mirch) - optional
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley or coriander leaves

for the dressing

  • 4 to 5 tablespoon full fat yogurt (dahi or curd)
  • ½ to 2/3 tablespoon olive oil (optional)
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon lemon juice or as required
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch powder) or as required
  • 1 pinch red chili powder or cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • salt as required

HOW TO MAKE avocado salad

making yogurt dressing for avocado salad

  • whisk the yogurt till smooth.
  • add the olive oil, rest of the ground spices, salt and olive oil.
  • whisk very well to create a smooth light sauce dressing. olive oil is optional here. keep the dressing aside.

other preparation for avocado salad

  • peel and chop the tomato and cucumber.
  • finely chop the onion. chop the green chili too. skip the green chili if you prefer.
  • slice the avocado and then remove the large seed. with a spoon, scoop the flesh.
  • chop the avocado. keep a few slices for garnish.

making avocado salad

  • take the chopped avocado, tomatoes, cucumber, onions and green chilies in a mixing bowl.
  • pour the dressing and gently toss the salad.
  • garnish with chopped coriander or parsley leaves and a few avocado slices.
  • serve the avocado salad with yogurt dressing.

RECIPE TIPS

  • yogurt dressing is optional and can be skipped.
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12 comments/reviews

  1. Hi Dassana, can we substitute yoghurt with mayonnaise- just curious to know if that combination will work here. Thanks
    Pallavi

  2. Hi Dassana
    I made this salad for my husband and he like it very much.
    Can you post some more receipe of salad.

  3. Hi,
    I made this salad today…
    It was very easy to prepare and came out very tasty…
    Simple recipe, yet very delicious..
    Thanks!

  4. I made this a few days ago and it was aaww deliciousss! it was very refreshing and light, perfect for any ocasion 😉 Thanx a lot!!

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