Colourful Salad

Colourful Salad

These colourful vegetables are dressed in a delicious garlic and basil flavoured dressing. The lemon and basil dressing in this salad serves as an excellent source of vitamin C which further aids in the absorption of iron from our diet. 

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 2 mins
Makes 4 servings


1/2 cup spring onions ,chopped
1/2 cup fresh mushrooms ,blanchedand sliced
1/2 cup blanched and cubed baby corn
3/4 cup beansprouts
1/2 cup red and green capsicum cubes
1/2 cup cucumber cubes
1 tsp olive oil
garlic cloves ,finely chopped
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil leaves
2 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp sugar

Salt  to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté till it browns lightly.
  2. Add the basil leaves and mix well. Cool completely.
  3. Add the lemon juice,sugar, salt and pepper and mix well.
  4. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and toss lightly. Refrigerate.
  5. Just before serving, add the dressing to the salad and toss well.
  6. Serve immediately.


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