Bachelor Cooking oil free Specials Vegetables

Tomato and Carrot salad

Both Beta carotene from carrot and lycopen from tomatoes works towards beautiful eyes and younger looking skin, this salad is powerhouse of anti oxidants. Plus you eat it raw , and the fibres will keep you full for longer times.

Preparation time:10 mins

Cooking time:Nil

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Carrots : 200 gm

Tomatoes : 200 gm

Green chilly: finely chopped 1 tsp

Red chilly powder: 1 tsp

Coriander cumin seeds powder: 1 tbsp

Aamchoor powder or chat masala: 1 tsp

Lemon juice: 1 tsp

Salt: as per taste

Fresh coriander leaves: 2 tbsp for garnish

Process:

  • Shred the carrots , keep at side but do not drain the juice from it.
  • Finely chop tomatoes and green chillies and keep it aside.
  • Now in a bowl take lemon juice, chat masala or amchoor powder, coriander cumin powder, salt and red chilly powder and mix them all properly,
  • Now just before serving toss the salad in the dressing.
  • Top with fresh coriander leaves and serve chilled.

Nutritional Value:

Energy: 44 cal

Carbs: 9.3 g

Protein:  1.45 g

Fat: 0 g

 

Handy tip:

To improve protein content and add essential fat, one can add Roasted peanuts or roasted almonds coarse powder. That will give crunchy texture too.

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Ami Paneri Upadhyay

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