Salads – Tumblerful of health

The concept of salad changes from region to region, in a country and around the world. Salads are regular feature and usually served as a side dish in Indian meals.

I do a variety of salads. Will be listing a few here under ‘Salads’.

Starting the series with a ‘tumbler full of veggies and some fruits’ ๐Ÿ™‚

tumblerful of health

Salad are easy, simple, crunchy, healthy and has scope for limitless imagination and innovations ๐Ÿ˜€ Can be a meal by itself or served with a meal. At my place, it is usually served with a meal. ๐Ÿ™‚

This salad is made up of cucumber, onion, carrots, black olives, guava, some cilantro with a vinaigrette dressing.

Here’s what i did……..


For the salad :

2 tbsp – finely chopped (in sticks) cucumber

2 tbsp – finely chopped (in sticks) carrots

1 tbsp – finely chopped onion

2 tbsp – finely chopped (in sticks) guava

1 tbsp – black olives

1 tsp – finely chopped cabbage

1 tsp – finely chopped cilantro / fresh coriander

pinch of dried oregano

1 tbsp – vinaigrette ย dressing

For a simple vinaigrette dressing :

1 tsp – worcestershire sauce

1 tsp – white wine vinegar

1 tbsp – EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)

1 pod – garlic (roasted and crushed )

1 1/2 tsp – honey

1/4 tsp – dried onion powder (optional)

pinch of black pepper

pinch of salt

pinch of dried oregano


Mix all the ingredients listed under salad in a large bowl. Prepare the dressing by whisking together the oil, vinegar and the sauce at room temperature. Add the other ingredients and whisk again. Use a tbsp of this dressing and store the rest. You can keep the dressing refrigerated upto a month.

Toss the salad well. Sprinkle some salt, cilantro and dried oregano (optional).

tumblerful of salad


tumblerful of health

Enjoy !!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Cheers !! ๐Ÿ˜€




About andy

hi there.....friends call me Andy :) I am a school teacher by profession. Passionate about reading, some random experimental cooking, some hit 'n' miss photography......and i am a dreamer ;) Thank you for popping by :)
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6 Responses to Salads – Tumblerful of health

  1. Foodie Adam & Cookie Eve says:

    Yes, tummy full, heart full ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Guava sounds exotic in a salad :).
    Love it Andy!

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