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Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad recipe | Indian green salad recipe


Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad recipe | Green salad recipe with step-by-step photos and health benefits.

Looking for a crunchy, bright, super healthy salad recipe? Here you go!!! 
This mixed vegetable salad is tasty, colorful, and also a make-ahead recipe. Yes, chop all your favorite greens and veggies in advance and store them in the refrigerator. Then next day, toss the salad in a simple homemade salad dressing before serving it for lunch or dinner.


Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

This green salad has a sweet and savory combo due to the addition of pepper, dates, raisins, and nuts. I love to accompany this salad with dal/sambar rice. This is a perfect summer salad recipe. It is super fresh, light, and healthy as well. This is also a gluten-free and vegan salad.

This mixed vegetable salad recipe calls for lettuce, greens, spinach, avocado, cucumber, tomato, and onion. You may also include carrots, capsicum/bell peppers, cabbage, green peas, corn, sweet potato, etc. In fact, these veggies would make an excellent addition to this chopped salad recipe.


Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

Recipe - Vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad recipe | Green salad recipe


Serves - 4
Course - Salad
Cuisine - Indian
Diet - Vegan/Vegetarian
Prep time - 15 mins 
Author - Pavithra

Ingredients:

1. Lettuce - 1 bunch
2. Greens - 1/2 bunch
3. Avocado - 1 medium
4. Tomato - 1 big
5. Onion - 1 small 
6. Cucumber - 1 medium
7. Walnuts - 1/4 cup chopped
8. Pecans - 2 tbsp chopped
9. Dates - 2 
10. Raisins - 15
11. Pomegranate kernels - 1/4 cup 

Salad dressing:

1. Olive oil - 1 tbsp
2. Lemon juice - 3 tbsp
3. Salt - As per taste
4. Pepper - 1/2 tsp

How to make the mixed veg salad:


1. Firstly, add chopped lettuce and leafy mixed greens in a large mixing bowl.



2. Secondly, chop the cucumber into bite-sized pieces. You may have any variety, such as English cucumber, Persian cucumber, etc.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

3. Thirdly, slice the tomato vertically. You can add cherry tomatoes as well.


4. Slice the red onion and chop the avocado into bite-sized pieces.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

5. Put the chopped avocado in a mixing bowl.


6. Roughly chop the walnuts, pecans, raisins, and dates. You may add almonds, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds to increase the protein content.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

7. Sprinkle the nuts over the salad.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

8. For salad dressing, whisk the olive oil, lemon/lime juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

9. Finally, place the required amount of salad on a plate and pour the lemony olive oil dressing over the salad.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

10. Here you go, sprinkle some pomegranate seeds and enjoy the nutritious salad for lunch.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe



1. Leafy greens are low in calories.
2. It contains a lot of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
3. low in fats.
4. Rich in folate.
5. Anti-aging.
6. Helps in weight loss.
7. Support bone health.
8. Promotes hair growth.
9. It improves eye health.
10. Supports the immune system.


Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

Health benefits of tomato:

1. Tomato is a low-calorie veggie.
2. It contains 95% water, 4% carbs, and less than one percent fats and proteins.
3. Tomatoes help improve vision.
4. Great source of vitamins and minerals.
5. Good for hair and glowing skin. It helps to shrink pores.
6. Excellent source of vitamin A and Vitamin C.
7. Tomatoes reduce cholesterol.
8. It protects the heart.
9. High in anti-oxidants and treats hyperpigmentation.
10. It prevents cancer.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe
Health benefits of cucumber:

1. Cucumber is a low-calorie veggie that contains 95% water.
2. It helps to flush out toxins from the body.
3. It aids digestion.
4. Rich in vitamin A, B1, B6, C, D, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium
5. It eases heartburn, stomach acid, and ulcer.
6. It is cholesterol-free, sodium-free, fat-free, gluten-free.
7. It controls blood pressure.
8. High in antioxidants
9. It strengthens bones.
10. It reduces the dark circle.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

Health benefits of avocado:

1. Avocado is green; the pear-shaped fruit is often called an “alligator pear.” It is loaded with healthy fats, fiber, and various important nutrients.
2. Avocados are very high in potassium, which should support healthy blood pressure levels.
3. Avocados are high in monounsaturated oleic acid and heart-healthy fatty acids.
4. Avocados are high in fiber, low in carbs which may promote weight loss.
5. It lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
6. Avocados are high in antioxidants, including lutein and zeaxanthin. These nutrients are vital for eye health.
7. Avocados may aid weight loss by keeping you full longer and making you eat fewer calories.
8. Avocados have a creamy, rich, fatty texture and blend well with other ingredients. Therefore, it’s easy to add this fruit to your diet. Using lemon juice may prevent cut avocados from browning quickly.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe
Health benefits of onion:

1. Fight against infections.
2. Lowers triglycerides.
3. Reduce blood pressure.
4. Help detoxify the body.
5. Helps to lower blood sugar levels.
6. Good for a healthy heart.
7. Healthy bones.
8. Improves immunity.
9. Good for eyes and oral health.
10. Low in fat and calories.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe
Health benefits of walnuts:

1. Walnuts are rich in protein and antioxidants, which helps in skin regeneration and aging
2. It helps to lower blood sugar levels
3. It contains high levels of antioxidants
4. Good for skin and helps in getting a healthy, clear, and glowing skin
5. It reduces bad cholesterol
6. It prevents constipation and helps with digestion
7. Walnuts are rich in Vitamin E and omega 3 fatty acids
8. It strengthens the roots of the hair
9. It boosts your brain health
10. Walnuts contain magnesium, vitamin B complex, folates, riboflavin, thiamin.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

Health benefits of dates:

1. Dates are rich in fiber and protein.
2. It contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, and C.
3. Maintains hair health and nourishes hair roots and scalp.
4. Rich in iron, copper, and calcium.
5. Free from cholesterol.
6. It improves the digestive system.
7. Instant energy booster.
8. It protects the liver.
9. Strengthens teeth enamel.
10. Natural sweetener.
11. Great source of potassium.
12. Promotes weight gain.
13. Treats anemia.
14. Relieves constipation.
15. Full of anti-oxidants.
16. It helps in reducing blood pressure.
17. Prevents colon cancer.
18. Healthy skin.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

Health benefits of pecans:

1. Pecans are good for heart health. 
2. Pecan nuts contain monounsaturated fats such as oleic acid and phenolic antioxidants, which help reduce the risk of heart disease.
3. Pecan nuts are fiber-packed. As a result, they promote colon health and facilitate regular bowel movements. 
4. Pecan nuts prevent constipation.
5. Pecan nuts are rich sources of B-complex vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, and folates, which help increase metabolism.
6. Pecan helps with weight loss and boosts immunity.
7. Good for skin and hair. 
8. Anti-aging benefits.
9. Pecan nuts are an excellent source of vitamin E, vitamin-A, zinc, folate, and phosphorous, which play an important role in maintaining good skin.
10. Pecans are a good source of iron.

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

Health benefits of pomegranate:

1. Pomegranate seeds contains polyphenols.
2. Pomegranate juice contains higher levels of antioxidants.
3. Pomegranate contains three times more antioxidants than red wine and green tea.
4. The antioxidants in pomegranate juice can help remove free radicals, protect cells from damage, and reduce inflammation.
5. Pomegranate contains vitamin C and Vitamin E. It is also a good source of folate, potassium, and vitamin K.
6. It prevents cancer.
7. Alzheimer’s disease protection.
8. Pomegranate juice can reduce inflammation in the gut and improve digestion.
9. Pomegranate juice is a powerful anti-inflammatory because of its high concentration of antioxidants.
10. Drinking pomegranate juice daily may also help lower systolic blood pressure.
11. Pomegranate juice can prevent illness and fight off infection.
12. Good for memory.
13. It may help reduce soreness and improve strength recovery. It also decreases oxidative damage caused by exercise.
14. Pomegranates may help you feel younger longer.

(Health benefits are taken from Google and Wikipedia).

Mixed vegetable salad recipe | Indian chopped salad | Green salad recipe

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