Navaratna Salad

Ingredients for Navaratna Salad:

1. White chickpeas cooked – 1 cup

    Pomegranate seeds – ½ cup

    Tender beans – ¾ cup

    Carrot sliced thin – ½ cup

    Salad cucumber cut into square pieces – ¾ cup

    Spring onion – 3 stems, chopped thin

    Red capsicum – 1, chopped after removing seeds and inner portion

For dressing:

2. Olive oil – 1/3 cup

    Honey – 2 small spoons

    Salt, pepper powder, mustard powder – As required

    Lemon juice – From 1 lemon

    Crushed chillies – As required

3. Peanut candy crushed – To decorate

How to prepare Navaratna Salad?

1. Dip tender beans in warm water, then in cold water and cut into 1.5-inch pieces.

2. Spread ingredients no: 1 in a serving dish.

3. Toss ingredients no: 2 in a closed bottle and prepare dressing.

4. Pour this mixture on the top of vegetables and gently mix it.

5. Decorate your Navaratna Salad with crushed peanut candy and serve.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine April 16-29, 2022

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