Wednesday, July 21, 2010

HEALTHY RICE SALAD


When creative mind work in your favor you are the boss and no one can stop creating delicious dishes out of nothing. I blend my leftover rice with fresh herbs and veggies to make a delicious healthy recipe- rice salad. Believe me it is awesome!

INGREDIENTS:


Long grain cooked basmati rice  1 cup
Egg   2 
Boiled potato  1 cubed
Fried/roasted pine nuts  hand full
Cucumber    1 diced
Tomato   1 cubed 
Onion    1 chopped
Green chilly  1 finely chopped (optional)
Dried Basil and oregano  2 pinch each
Salt and pepper  to taste
 
For Dressings
Olive oil  1 table spoon
Lemon juice 2 teaspoon
Mustard powder  1 teaspoon
Sugar    1/4 teaspoon or to taste
Salt and pepper  to taste

For Garnish
Baby Arugula leaves


PROCEDURE:
If you are in hurry then  boiled the eggs chop and add to the rice salad otherwise take two eggs in a bowl add salt, pepper, basil and oregano whisk well. Then steam the whole mixture. Let your steamed egg cool for some time. After that cut this steamed eggs into cubes. Keep aside. For dressing take a small bowl and mix all the dressing ingredients and your dressing is ready.
Take the cooked rice in a bowl, add cucumber, tomato, boiled potato, steamed egg cubes, chopped oinion, and green chilly. Then drizzle the dressing over it. Gently mix the whole mixture. In your serving dish arrange the baby arugula leaves then place the rice salad over it. Top the rice salad with fried pine nuts.If you are looking for healthy recipes then this rice salad is one which will give you a guilt free meal.

BE HAPPY AND STAY HEALTHY.

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9 comments:

Padhu said...

This is such a filling salad!! Love it

Angie's Recipes said...

A very delicious-looking salad and indeed a guilt-free meal!

Mary said...

Your salad looks delicious and it is perfect for these hot summer days. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Heavenly Housewife said...

What a beautiful salad! I agree, I love the feeling of creativity I get when I am cooking and or baking.
Have a wonderful weekend.
*kisses* HH

Mother Rimmy said...

I love how fresh this dish is. Colorful and light!

Foodessa said...

Sutapa...If you can't be the boss of your kitchen...where else would you rule so well?

A very nutritionally balanced salad...and oh so pretty to look at ;o)

Ciao for now and have a fabulous Sunday.
Claudia

Sook said...

I need to eat like this more often! The rice looks fantastic with salad.

Margaret said...

Thanks for another wonderful recipe that is simple, delicious, and good to look at too. Blessings.

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