“Seriously how do you eat that all the time?” You’d totally get this question in case you happen to be someone who eats healthy, by choice. Well, I am one of those people and I have been thoroughly judged by my brother. For years now he has been majorly revolted by the idea of eating raw. Well, until now when he tried one of my salads recently.
We have both been working from home for almost a year now. And it was in lack of any restaurant food during the lockdown period that he decided to give one of my salads a try. Just one bite and he was converted. It has been two months since then and bhai’s salad routine has been going strong since then.
Wondering how I changed his mind about salads? Yummy dressings is the name of the game! Seriously, all it takes is a flavourful dressing to take your salad from drab to fab. Over the years, I have played a lot of permutations and combinations and mastered some of these dressings as per my taste. The coolest part? They work on the most basic of salads and all you need is some 4-5 basic ingredients to ace them all. Want to indulge in some healthy eating that also pampers your palette? Try these five salad dressings:
This is the perfect salad dressing for sunny days when you look for something refreshing to eat. The tangy taste of orange merges beautifully with the sweet notes of balsamic vinegar to give you an extremely satisfying salad dressing. Here’s how to make it:
Want to whip up a protein-packed salad? Might we suggest a curd-based salad dressing that is equal parts yummy and healthy? Here’s what you’d need:
This mustard dip is for you in case you seek something apt for a side salad. It’s packed with flavours and has a deliciously creamy flavour. Oh also, you can totally whip up an onion-tomato salad, add this dressing, and use it as a sandwich filling. Tastes yumm! Here’s how to make it:
While Tzatziki is generally used as a dip, this recipe effectively converts into an amazing dressing. This goes best with salads coarsely chopped salads where you don’t want to waste too much of your energy in fine chopping and shredding. Here’s what to do:
Think salads are too bland? This flavourful dressing would surely change your mind. It goes really well with finely chopped veggies. Feel free to toss in some grapes and pomegranates as well. Here’s what you need to do:
Rest assured, you won’t order salads from a mehenga restaurant again!
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