Green sprouts and pineapple salad

This is one of my favorite raw food recipe and very easy to make. The pineapple gives it a sweet and tangy taste and fibre in the salad makes it a very filling snack. This can be had as a light dinner or breakfast too. This will help in weight loss also.

Green sprouts and pineapple salad
Ingredients : (for 1 person, adjust accordingly)
1 handful or half cup raw green gram sprouts
1/2 onion chopped finely
1 tomato chopped finely
2 pineapple slices diced
1 capsicum chopped finely (optional)
A pinch of salt
1/4 tsp pepper

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Method:
1.Mix all ingredients in a large bowl with salt and pepper.
2. Make few hours in advance so that the sprouts get soaked and taste better. You can also make it a day in advance and refrigerate it.
p.s. instead of tomatoes lime juice can be added.
You can also add chopped carrots or cucumber too.

February 22, 2015. Tags: , , , , . Breakfast recipe, Cooking without fire, Healthy Recipe, Raw food recipe, Salad, Sprouts/Legumes, weight loss recipe. Leave a comment.

Raw Food Feast / Iyarkai Unavu Virundhu

6 years back I had the chance to attend Isha yoga basic course. During the course one day full raw food meals were provided. I was very impressed by the fact that a full course of raw food could have so many varieties and so fulfilling. Even though we have salads and raw foods at home( from time to time, not consistent though šŸ˜¦ ) I had always wanted to recreate the full raw food feast. Finally got a chance to do that. When my students arranged for the college culturals, they had asked for staff participation too. There was one event that suited my interest.NO FIRE COOKING – ONLY RAW FOODS. I devised a plan in advance and along with my two team mates prepared 18 dishes in one hour. The result was better than expected and we won the first prize. For now i have added the recipe names and pictures. Will explain the recipes in detail after some time.We prepared the following dishes.

 

Ā 2 WELCOME DRINKSĀ 

1. NEER MOR

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2. PANAKAM

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3 STARTERS

3. STUFFED TOMATOES

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4. CABBAGE CHEESE ROLLS

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5. MANGO FINGERS

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10 MAIN DISHES

6. LEMON AVAL

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7. SIVAPPU VELLA AVAL

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8. GREEN SPROUTS SALAD

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9. CARROT PEANUTS SALAD

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10. VAZHAITHANDU THAYIR PACHADI

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11. MADHULAI THAYIR PACHADI

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12. VENPOOSANI THAYIR SAADHAM

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13. NELLI OORUKAI

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14. INJI THENOORAL

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15. CUCUMBER KOSAMBARI

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3 DESSERTS

16. DRY FRUITS LADDU

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17. ILANEER PAYASAM

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18. FRESH FRUITS SALAD

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August 31, 2014. Tags: , , , , , , , . Antidiabetic recipe, Healthy Recipe, Pachadi, Raita, Raw food recipe, Salad, Sidedish, Snacks, Starter, Sweet/dessert. 4 comments.