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Pasta salad recipe

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PASTA SALAD RECIPE

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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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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

RAKS KITCHEN June 2, 2011 - 3:27 pm

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

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Priti June 2, 2011 - 3:28 pm

Looks very colourful n refreshing …yum and nice pics

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Pari June 2, 2011 - 3:35 pm

That's a good thing for a light lunch.

FOODELICIOUS

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Priya June 2, 2011 - 3:42 pm

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

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Sadhana Valentina June 2, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Pics look colorful and inviting.

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revathi June 2, 2011 - 4:04 pm

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

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Torviewtoronto June 2, 2011 - 4:14 pm

yummy colourful pasta looks delicious

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Prathibha June 2, 2011 - 4:17 pm

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

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divya June 2, 2011 - 4:26 pm

Looks very colourful n refreshing …yum and nice pics

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SravsCulinaryConcepts June 2, 2011 - 4:39 pm

so colorful pasta !! loved the clicks !!

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Hamaree Rasoi June 2, 2011 - 4:53 pm

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

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Krithi's Kitchen June 2, 2011 - 6:02 pm

Pasta in any form is my favorite… Love this healthy and colorful salad..
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Suparna June 2, 2011 - 6:10 pm

These kind of salads are treat to the eyes as well as the taste buds too! ur preparation looks gorgeous 😛

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Raji June 2, 2011 - 6:49 pm

Lovely salad Jeyashri… perfect for summers.Beautiful presentation.

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sowmya's creative saga June 2, 2011 - 11:44 pm

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

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Rekha shoban June 3, 2011 - 12:14 am

healthy n different salad!!looks colourful n yumm!

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Divya Kudua June 3, 2011 - 2:44 am

Such a colorful meal by itself!

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Shanthi June 3, 2011 - 4:10 am

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

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Sharmilee! :) June 3, 2011 - 4:51 am

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

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Radhika June 3, 2011 - 7:54 am

That is a very colorful looking bowl Jeyashri.

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Jagruti જાગૃતિ June 3, 2011 - 9:35 am

colourful and healthy salad

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Prathima Rao June 3, 2011 - 10:27 am

Colorful & yes… a dieter`s treat!!! Nice clicks 🙂
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Chitra June 3, 2011 - 10:56 am

Looks yummy. colorful. wanna try this..

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Kalpana Sareesh June 3, 2011 - 11:22 am

Perfect !!! Very colorful n awesome clicks!!!

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Sensible Vegetarian June 3, 2011 - 10:57 pm

Lovely colorful meal.

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Mahi June 4, 2011 - 3:43 am

சூப்பரா இருக்கு ஜெயஸ்ரீ! கலர்ஃபுல் & ஹெல்த்தி ரெசிப்பி.

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kothiyavunu.com June 4, 2011 - 4:13 am

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

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Aruna Manikandan June 4, 2011 - 6:39 am

looks colorful and delicious , would love to give a try 🙂

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Treat and Trick June 4, 2011 - 6:46 am

Great presentation and looks healthy, shall try this some time…

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Jay June 4, 2011 - 3:10 pm

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

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Saraswathi Iyer June 5, 2011 - 3:48 am

Looks delicious and healthy. nice clicks.

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Anonymous June 5, 2011 - 4:05 am

Great pasta salad .. perfect for the weather and I love pasta all the time!
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Plateful June 5, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Such a great salad idea- gonna be a hit with kids too!

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Lavanya Selvaraj June 6, 2011 - 6:33 am

Looks very colorful and delicious!

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cook from doha June 6, 2011 - 8:33 am

really healthy……….nd superb clicks……

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Sowmya January 30, 2012 - 6:47 am

colourful pasta…nice presentation!

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Sudha Sabarish January 30, 2012 - 7:55 am

That's really yummy and a healthy one too.

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