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Vegetable salad recipe – a summer salad that is sure to make you fresh and light. This vegetable salad with nuts & seeds is super healthy. The freshness of the raw veggies, the crispness of the roasted nuts and a flavors of fresh herbs come together in one healthy bowl.

I usually make this veggie salad to accompany with a light khichdi or simple dal-rice. Sometimes I just have a bowl of salads in these hot months along with fruit juices or smoothies. Not that we survive only on salads. I do make light meals like khichdi, dalia, dal-rice or cooling curries like kokum curry and lauki curry.

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I have added veggies like carrots, cucumber, radish, spring onions and tomatoes to this salad. You can add your choice of fresh veggies or sprouts too. Even lightly steamed veggies like broccoli, french beans or cooked corn, cauliflower, baby corn can be added.

Also you can add your own choice of dry fruits and seeds. I added what I had at home. Its very important and healthy practice to include salads in the diet.

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vegetable salad recipe

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This vegetable salad is a healthy and light summer salad with fresh raw veggies and nuts and seeds.
veggie salad recipe
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:3 mins
Total Time:13 mins
Servings (change the number to scale):2 to 3
(1 CUP = 250 ML)


vegetable salad ingredients

  • 2 medium sized carrots (gajar)
  • 2 medium sized cucumber
  • 1 small tender white indian radish (mooli)
  • 1 large tomato
  • 2-3 spring onions
  • 1 or 2 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sunflower seeds
  • ½ tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cashews or whole cashews (kaju)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped almonds (badam), optional
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pistachois (pista)
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts

vegetable salad dressing

  • ½ or 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ or 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3-4 fresh italian basil, chopped
  • herbes de provence as required
  • 1 teaspoon celery, finely chopped
  • salt as required
  • pepper as required


  • Firstly rinse all the veggies. Peel and chop the carrots, radish and cucumber.
  • Chop the tomatoes. Finely chop the spring onions. Take all the veggies in a bowl.
  • Heat a pan and dry roast all the seeds and nuts till crisp and lightly browned. Keep aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk all the ingredients well for the dressing. Pour the dressing in the bowl containing vegetables.
  • Toss well so that the veggies are coated with the dressing. Sprinkle the roasted seeds and dry fruits.
  • Serve the vegetable salad immediately.
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Dassana Amit

Dassana Amitnamaste and welcome to which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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12 comments/reviews

  1. Hey Dassana
    Your website is really helpful. As I am trying new dishes nowadays your recipes are the best in the way of depiction, images and overall.
    I would suggest do try to add some vegan recipes as well as I am a vegan.5 stars

  2. amazing recipes ….are u writing from India???

    • thanks. yes.

  3. yummy…..

  4. yummy….. ?5 stars

  5. I would have this as a snack. And not just a single bowl. Delicious. Without guilt.

  6. Super healthy and tempting salad with nuts, beautiful pictures

    • very well written and explained. Thank you

      • welcome and thankyou so much 🙂

        • Awesome : ) pure akaline … Love it …. which part of India r u from Amit??

        • thanks manny. i am actually from delhi.