CATEGORY Salads & Soups

Salad, Blogging Marathon, Green Beans, Chickpeas,

Green Beans Pasta Salad

The theme for this week is one vegetable cooked in 3 different ways. When I initially picked this theme, I had ridge gourd in mind and had picked three different dishes. Then I changed the vegetable and this month since we are posting on the weekends, I thought of doing one post for both BM…

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Blogging Marathon, Italian Food, Italian Cuisine, Italian Salad, Bread Salad, Summer Salad,

Panzanella Salad

For second day of Italian cuisine, I have a Tuscan salad that is prepared with stale bread. In fact, in olden days this salad was prepared to use up any leftover bread. A thick crust bread such as sourdough boule, Italian bread or French baguette works the best for this salad. Regular sandwich bread doesn’t…

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Fruit Salad with Mock Custard , Fruit Salad, Custard, Custard Sweet. Blogging Marathon,

Fruit Salad with Mock Custard

I have another easy salad for the last day of this week’s blogging marathon. This is a sweet salad with fruits and custard dressing. I was going to take the easy way and make instant 2 minute custard pudding for this salad. I changed my mind in the last minute and made a mock custard…

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Cucumber Tomato Salad with Sour Cream, Cucumber Tomato Salad, Salad, Summer Salad, Blogging Marathon, Simple Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad with Sour Cream

Today I have a very simple salad with cucumber and tomatoes. This salad can be served as a side dish with baked or grilled meats and as a dish with any cuisine. If you are a cucumber lover like me, it can eaten as late morning or a late afternoon snack. This is similar to…

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Salad, Ground Chicken Salad, Ground Chicken Salad with Taco Seasoning, Blogging Marathon, Taco Salad

Ground Chicken Taco Salad

Ground chicken taco salad is an easy salad for weeknight dinners and a great one to take to potlucks. Theme for this week’s blogging marathon is Salads. Last month when Pavani posted Taco Salad recipe, I immediately listed it down for this week’s theme. By then I already picked the theme and decided to make…

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Fresh corn Salad, Sweetcorn Salad, Salad, Summer Salad, Blogging Marathon

Crunchy Sweet Corn Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Crunchy sweet corn salad is a refreshing summer salad with raw fresh corn, cucumber and red bell pepper. Buttermilk dressing is tangy and blended well with the crunchy vegetables and feta cheese. This is a wonderful side dish to take on picnics or barbeque parties. The day made it, wished I had grilled some meat…

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Curried Spaghetti Salad

Today’s recipe is from a cookbook “Spaghetti, America’s favorite pasta”. This book has ‘n’ number of ways spaghetti can be cooked and various ways it can be served. One such way is to serve it is as a salad; cooked spaghetti tossed with flavored oil. Garlic, chili flakes and curry powder are roasted in hot…

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Pesaru Pappu Charu ~ Pappu Kattu without Lime Juice

Pappu charu is a staple in almost all Telugu households. It is a tangy lentil stew and is a cousin of sambar, thinner in consistency and prepared without sambar powder. Toor dal is used for the traditional pappu charu and there is another version of pappu charu prepared with moong dal. Moong dal is green…

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