Nutritious Beancurd Straw Salad

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Blend Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 100 gms - firm bean curd (soya paneer)
  • 1 onion, sliced thinly into slivers
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 capsicum
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 sprig spring onion
  • 1 tsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup - horse gram sprouts
  • 1/4 tsp - crushed dry chilli or paprika
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin, crushed
  • 1 tsp - white vinegar
  • 1 tsp - sugar, ground
  • salt to taste

How to Make Nutritious Beancurd Straw Salad

  • Cut tomato into two halves; core pulp carefully, with a sharp teaspoon or corer.
  • Save this pulpy liquid to add to marinade.
  • Either steam, pressure cook or microwave horse gram sprouts till tender.
  • Drain, run under cold water, keep aside in a colander.
  • Slice tomato shell into long slivers.
  • Similarly chop capsicum, onion and carrot
  • Chop spring onion and head very fine.
  • Cut soya paneer into 2 straws or fingers.
  • Mix marinade ingredients together to make a smooth mixture.
  • Add soya paneer straws and toss till well coated.
  • Keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Take marinated paneer in a large glass bowl.
  • Add all other ingredients, toss till well blended. Chill well before serving.
  • Variations:
  • Use any herb of choice in the marinade. Use any other sprouts or a combination instead of horse gram. You may even use regular milk paneer if you desire.