Fruit and vegetable salad

Posted on August 14, 2009. Filed under: Home Remedies, Starter | Tags: , , , , |

A layered tropical salad with delicious dressing to chase away fatigue instantaneously.

Cooking Time : Nil.
Preparation Time : 20 min.

Serves 6 to 8.

Ingredients
2 teacups orange segments
2 teacups apple slices
2 sliced bananas
2 teacups pineapple pieces
3 sweet limes, seperated into segments
2 beetroots, chopped or sliced,
1 medium head lettuce
50 grams powdered sugar
For the topping
4 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
1 teacup chopped roasted peanuts
To be mixed into a dressing (in a bottle)
4 tablespoons salad oil
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons orange squash
2 teaspoons finely roasted and chopped peanuts or cashewnuts
½ teaspoon pepper powder
½ teaspoon salt
Method
1. Spread the lettuce leaves at the bottom of a large bowl.
2. Then arrange a layer of any fruit or vegetable and sprinkle a little sugar on top.
3. In this way, make layers of the orange and sweet lime segments, apple and banana slices, pineapple pieces and beetroot, each sprinkled with sugar (keeping aside some fruit and beetroot to make a colourful decoration).
4. Decorate the top layer in any attractive manner e.g. an outer layer of orange segments, an outer layer of beetroot with pineapple in the centre. Sprinkle pomegranate seeds and nuts all over.
5. Just before serving, pour the dressing on top.
6. Serve cold.
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