Thursday, June 2, 2011

PASTA SALAD RECIPE

Diet salad | Indian diet recipes
  When i saw Pasta Salad recipe in Tarla dalal ‘s space i was so tempted to make this and that was so colurful to eyes  and very was  filling for the tummy too. This recipe is a real treat for dieters..
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For original recipe Click here.

INGREDIENTS:
FOR SALSA DRESSING:
TOMATO 2 NO
GREENCHILLI 2 NO
SALT AS NEEDED
SUGAR 1 TSP
CORINADER LEAVES FEW
DRIED OREGANO 1/2 TSP

OTHER INGREDIENTS:
PASTA 1/2 CUP
BEANS 1/4 CUP
CARROTS 1/4 CUP
CAULIFLOWER 1/4 CUP
TOMATO 1 NO
SALT TO TASTE
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METHOD:
  • Chop the beans finely and cube the carrots.
  • Make the cauliflower into small florets.
  • Blanch the veggies.(Just immerse them in Boiling water for a minute)
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  • Cook the pasta with salt in a heavy bottomed vessel for 7-9 minutes.
  • When it is done drain the water and run it in water by placing it in a colander.
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  • Immerse the blanched veggies and pasta in ice cold water for 20 minutes.
To make salsa dressing
  • Chop the tomatoes , green chillies and coriander leaves very finely.
  • In a bowl, combine the ingredients(give under salsa dressing list)
  • Mash them  continuously with the back of a spoon.
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  • Drain out the water from the veggies and pasta mix.
  • Deseed a tomato and chop it into cubes.
  • Mix it well with the veggies and pasta.
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  • Keep the salsa and the veggie pasta mix separately in the fridge and mix them while serving, by adding salt to the veggies.
  • Serve immediately.
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37 comments:

  1. Wholesome meal...brilliantly clicked !! Colourful salad,kids would love too!

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  2. Looks very colourful n refreshing ...yum and nice pics

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  3. That's a good thing for a light lunch.

    FOODELICIOUS

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  4. Lovely dressing, catchy and refreshing salad...prefect for hot summer lunch..

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  5. Pics look colorful and inviting.

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  6. The salad looks yum and very colourful:) Perfect for healthy eating..
    Reva

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  7. yummy colourful pasta looks delicious

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  8. I love pasta salad as its meal by itself..looks yumm

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  9. Looks very colourful n refreshing ...yum and nice pics

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  10. so colorful pasta !! loved the clicks !!

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  11. Very colorful and delicious looking salad with pasta. Great preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. Pasta in any form is my favorite... Love this healthy and colorful salad..
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  13. These kind of salads are treat to the eyes as well as the taste buds too! ur preparation looks gorgeous :P

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  14. Lovely salad Jeyashri... perfect for summers.Beautiful presentation.

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  15. so simple and so good..looks so colourful and yumm..

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  16. healthy n different salad!!looks colourful n yumm!

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  17. Such a colorful meal by itself!

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  18. Looks gorgeous and beautifully clicked. Luv it. Healthy and unique

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  19. Healthy n colorful salad, never thought of salad with pasta, nice idea

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  20. That is a very colorful looking bowl Jeyashri.

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  21. Colorful & yes... a dieter`s treat!!! Nice clicks :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  22. Looks yummy. colorful. wanna try this..

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  23. Perfect !!! Very colorful n awesome clicks!!!

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  24. சூப்பரா இருக்கு ஜெயஸ்ரீ! கலர்ஃபுல் & ஹெல்த்தி ரெசிப்பி.

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  25. Colorful and yummy pasta salad..loved the first click!

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  26. looks colorful and delicious , would love to give a try :)

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  27. Great presentation and looks healthy, shall try this some time...

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  28. Yum..! I ve seen this recipe before..and never thought about making it..now I def will..:P

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  29. Looks delicious and healthy. nice clicks.

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  30. Great pasta salad .. perfect for the weather and I love pasta all the time!
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  31. Such a great salad idea- gonna be a hit with kids too!

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  32. Looks very colorful and delicious!

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  33. really healthy..........nd superb clicks......

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    1. colourful pasta...nice presentation!

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  34. That's really yummy and a healthy one too.

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