Mayo Rajma salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup boiled small rajma (kidney beans)
  • 1 carrot shredded or grated
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 5-6 chopped black olives
  • ½ green capsicum shredded
  • Slices of 1 orange (peeled & deseeded)

Dressing:

  • 1½ tsp olive oil
  • 1½ tbsp mayonnaise
  • ¾ tsp mustard sauce
  • 1-2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp freshly grounded black pepper
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Mix all the dressing ingredients in small bowl. Stir properly.
  2. Mix all the other salad ingredients in big bowl and add prepared dressing in it.
  3. Mix properly. Serve cold.
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Healthy Pasta and Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 bowl Conchiglie whole wheat pasta (boiled) (even maccheroni can be used)
  • 1 carrot – finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum – finely chopped
  • 2-3 baby corn – chopped
  • ½ cup sweet corn kernels
  • ½ apple – peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup grapes
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic (in a paste)
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp oregano/mixed herbs
  • 3-4 tsp olive oil
  • Salt to taste

Method:

1. In a microwave safe bowl, add carrot, capsicum, baby corn and sweet corn and microwave it with a little water for 2 min with lid.

2. Now in another microwave safe bowl, add oil, garlic, pepper powder and herbs and microwave it for 40 seconds. Add boiled vegetables and all the other ingredients to it. Mix well.
3. Microwave it again for 30 seconds.

Rajma Salad

This recipe makes a great breakfast as well as diet lunch..

rajma salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup boiled rajma (kidney beans)
  • 1 chopped capsicum
  • 7-8 chopped & boiled french beans
  • ¼ cup boiled peanuts
  • 1 chopped & boiled beetroot
  • ½ tsp mixed herbs (or oregano)
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • Coriander leaves
  • 2 tsp cooking oil
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add capsicum and fry for some time.
  2. Then add other vegetables, peanuts & rajma and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add all the other ingredients and mix well.