November 17, 2015

Cabbage capsicum salad recipe

Cabbage capsicum salad recipe - This is a healthy, tasty, crunchy and very easy to prepare salad made from cabbage and capsicum. For the dressing, lemon juice, sugar and salt is used, a simple dish that anyone can make. Cabbage is known as gobi in hindi. kobi in marathi, elekosu in kannada, and capsicum or bell pepper is known as dhobli mirchi in marathi, shima mirch in hindi, donne mensinkayi in kannada and fugge mirsaang in konkani.This salad is low in calories and high in dietary fibers which keeps you satiated for a longer period. It is a perfect dish which can be prepared in a jiffy for lunch or dinner as a side dish. This can even be eaten as a whole meal  if you are on weight loss diet. It is a delicious salad with sweet and sour taste. Prepare this salad at least once in a week and skip adding sugar if you do not like the sweet taste in it. In case you would like to have it spicy you can use green chillies according to your taste and requirement.

Cabbage capsicum salad in a serving bowl

Cabbage Capsicum Salad 

Prep time :  10 mins    
Cook time : 0  mins    
Total time : 10 mins
Recipe type : Side dish
Cuisine :  Indian
Serves : 4
Author : Vidya Chandrahas


Ingredients 
  • 250 grams cabbage / gobi
  • 3 green capsicums / bell peppers
  • 2 medium sized lemons
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar or as required
  • 1/2 tsp salt or as required
  • Fistful of chopped coriander leaves


Method
  1. Wash the capsicums and set aside. Separate the cabbage leaves and wash them thoroughly.
  2. Cut the capsicums into two halves and remove the seeds and rind. Cut the cabbage and capsicums into small pieces and set aside. 
  3. Squeeze the lime in a large bowl and add sugar and salt to it. Mix well till the sugar and salt dissolve in the lemon juice. 
  4. Add the capsicum and cabbage. Mix well. Add the green chilli and chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.
  5. Serve as a side dish to pulao, biryani, rice and rotis.

Cabbage capsicum salad recipe with step by step pictures

1.  Wash the capsicums and set aside. Separate the cabbage leaves and wash them thoroughly.
Wash the capsicums and cabbage

2.  Cut the capsicums into two halves and remove the seeds and rind. Cut the cabbage and capsicums into small pieces and set aside.
cut the cabbage and capsicums

3.  Squeeze the lime in a large bowl and add sugar and salt to it. Mix well till the sugar and salt dissove in the lemon juice. Add the capsicum and cabbage. Mix well.
squeeze the lime and add cabbage capsicums

4.  Add the green chilli and chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.
add coriander leaves

 5.  Serve as a side dish to pulao, biryani, rice and rotis.
Cabbage capsicum salad ready to serve

3 comments:

  1. What a healthy salad. love the cabbage capsicum combo.great taste with lemon and sugar

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