Bean & Veg salad..with Yogurt Dressing


Thank you gals for all the wonderful response for the birthday party menu...Do keep pinging me if you come across any other lovely game or a dish... There is still a week for the D- Date..
Today's Salad is wholesome meal by itself... H and I have decided to have a bowl of Salad atleast 2wice a week.. before dinner.. so that it will reduce our intake of rice n chapathi's .. Believe me.. It just works.. This week has been successful with 2 variety of salad... and they could be made in a jiffy :)





Preparation time : 15 min

INGREDIENTS :
Cooked Black eye beans from CanHandful
Green Pepper1/2 nos chopped finely
Lettuce2 Leaves chopped
Tomato2 nos small in size chopped finely
Cucumber1.5 inch chopped into small pieces
Carrot 1.5 inch chopped into small pieces

For the Salad dressing

Low fat stirred yogurt1 Cup
Lemon Juice 1 Tblspn
Mint leaveshandful chopped finely
Garlic Pod1 nos chopped finely
SaltTo Taste
Black Pepper1/2 Tsp

DIRECTIONS:

  • Mix all the vegetables and the bean in a bowl .
  • For the salad dressing , mix the yogurt , lemon juice ,garlic , mint leaves ,salt and pepper and stir it well.
  • Add it to the vegetables in the bowl and mix well. Put it in the fridge for 30 minutes and serve it cold .
  • I have used cold low fat yogurt.So served it at once after I prepared.

 Enjoy  your healthy meal as a snack or as wholesome.

Sending this lovely wholesome meal to No Cook Event hosted by PJ of Seduce your taste buds
& to Divya 's Show me your salad event.
  
Cheers

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38 Comments:

  • A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine
     

    That is one healthy & delicious bowl.

  • A Homemakers Diary
     

    thats a vey colourful, healthy and hearty dish.!

  • Rujuta
     

    Hi.... Sandhya
    Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving lovely comments.......
    Your blog is really lovely with a wonderful recipes and amazing clicks.....
    M following you so that i can comment on your lovely recipes in future too :))

  • Gulmohar
     

    Healthy salad..Yes, that's true, we are also trying to eat more salads, and this recipe came just in time for me..Thanks Sandy !

  • Jagruti
     

    Healthy and delicious salad..

  • munchcrunchandsuch
     

    i love it- both the ingredients that go in it and the look.am bookmarking it.

  • kitchen queen
     

    A healthy and a refreshing salad.

  • Priya
     

    Such a colourful and healthy salad, love yogurt dressing anytime..

  • lata raja
     

    A wholesome salad and a colourful one too.

  • Cool Lassi(e)
     

    This salad looks so colorful and eye-catching. A full meal in itself. Like the fact that there is a "buddy" system between you and your hubby. Me and my hubby have opposite goals.. While I keep gaining weight he keeps losing. :((

  • AMA's Anythingvegetarian
     

    Healthy Salad.Came across your blog first time.You have nice space here.

  • Gita
     

    Thatz a filling and delicious salad Sandhya...the dressing sounds good :)

  • Kanchan
     

    Even I'm planning to use your idea of having salad twice a week or so ! And will pick up this salad too to make sometime soon :)

  • Nostalgia
     

    Nice salad..I love it with yogurt too..

  • Sharmilee! :)
     

    Colorful and tasty looking salad. Abt the following...dono why it has a pblm anyways you can subscribe here :) http://feeds.feedburner.com/Sharmis-Inmypassionateworld

  • Prathibha
     

    Thats a healthy salad dear...looks gr8

  • jeyashrisuresh
     

    healthy,colourful and easy to do also.nice click

  • Tina
     

    Nice clicks dear...Salad looks healthy and creamy....

  • priya
     

    yummy n easy salad, dear..looks tempting!

  • Rohini
     

    A great bowl of goodness!! Good that you guys stick to your resolution.. For me, resolutions are meant to be broken.. ;)
    Hey Dear, btw, with canned beans, I guess your entry would be perfect for PJ's "No cook" event.. Check it out da: http://seduceyourtastebuds.blogspot.com/2010/01/announcing-no-cook-event.html

  • Ramya Vijaykumar
     

    Refreshing and a quick do salad!!! Oh so you have time for the D-day!!! shall write to you if I come across anything else!!!

    http://memoryarchieved.blogspot.com

  • Deepti
     

    Very colourful n healthy choice.

  • Renuka Bedre - Rao
     

    colorful n healthy salad! Gr8 pic too!

  • Sandhya Hariharan
     

    Thank you gals... for all ur lovely comments...

    Rohini .. thanks for letting me know of this event.. I have updated the same... in my post :)

  • Nithu Bala
     

    Thank you Sandhya for dropping in my blog...you have a wonderful space..I'm following you Dear :-)

    The salad looks colorful..very healthy too..Do drop in whenever you get time..love to hear from you often..

  • RAKS KITCHEN
     

    Looks and sounds too gud and quite refreshing!

  • shanthi
     

    Nutrition packed bowl and nice presentation

  • Deepa G Joshi
     

    so sorry..I by mistake replied on wrong page..left this page open and went to attend a call. :P lovely salad , nice color.never tried beans in salad..

  • Parita
     

    Healthy and colorful salad!

  • Usha
     

    Loved the salad, lovely picture !

  • RV
     

    How have you been Sandhya, long time since I stopped by your space. Salad looks super delicious, love the colors in it. Thanks for the wonderful tip to have salad before Dinner, I think I must implement it soon..

  • Fathima
     

    That is a healthy Salad... I love ur idea of yogurt dressing... you have a nice space here... following you now...

  • Jyoti
     

    Lovely salad! I loved ur yoghurt dressing!
    First time at ur blog..am exploring it..very nice space..

    Wil come often..Cheers

  • Sowmya
     

    yummy n healthy dish..looks lovely..btw...an award awaits you dear..please collect it from my blog..congrats!

  • nivedita
     

    Hi
    A very healthy Salad.
    Please accept award from my blog.

  • Sandhya Hariharan
     

    Thank you gals.. Its soo good to know people are also trying to implement salads regularly.. before their meals..

    Thanks nivedita and sowmya for the awards.. Will surely pick it up and display them sooon...

    Rohini .. done... sent the recipe for the event..

    Its good to see u fathima over here... Thanks for visiting...

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  • Aparna
     

    first time here..my hubby is gud in making salads..you too have luvly space..will be a regular visitor again :)

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