avocado salad recipe
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avocado salad

avocado salad recipe with yogurt dressing - avocado salad with lightly spiced yogurt dressing with indian flavors.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: world
Servings: 2 to 3
Author: Dassana Amit


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


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.


  • yogurt dressing is optional and can be skipped.