Tendli Carrot Salad

9 Mar

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Tendli Carrot Salad.

Tindora / Ivy Gourd is finely chopped along with carrot. It is then mixed with boiled sweet corn and soaked peanuts. Dressing is prepared with lemon juice and herbs. Serve tendli carrot salad chilled.
Makes: around 2 Servings of Tendli Carrot Salad.

Ingredients:

Tendli / Ivy Gourd 8 app.
Carrot 1/2 Small
Sweet Corn 1/8 Cup
Raw Peanuts 2 Tbsps
Dried Mint Powder a big Pinch
Lemon Juice 1 Tbsp
Cilantro few Sprigs
Crushed Black Peppercorns to Taste
Salt to Taste
Olive Oil 1/2 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove ends and chop the tendli into small pieces.
Peel, remove ends, wash and finely chop the carrot.
Boil the sweet corn till just soft and strain.
Wash and very finely chop the cilantro leaves.
Soak peanuts in warm water for couple of hours and strain the soaked peanuts.

In a mixing bowl, mix together lemon juice, cilantro, crushed black pepper, mint powder oil and salt.
Whisk well and stir in chopped tendli, carrot, sweet corn and peanuts.
Taste and adjust seasonings of necessary.
Serve tendli carrot salad chilled.
Notes: Make sure to chop the vegetables to same size.

Suggestions: Adjust the amount of ingredients according to your preference.
Variations: Finely chopped cucumber can also be added for extra juiciness.
Other Names: Tendli Carrot Salad.

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