Friday, May 7, 2010

Celebrating Health: Lettuce Salad Cups

These adorable cups will grab your attention instantly and increase your appetite. They can be filled with any of your favorite fresh vegetables or fruits.

For Lettuce salad cups [4 servings]

Green Lettuce head – 1
English cucumber – 1
Sweet Onions -1
Tomatoes- 1
Cilantro – 2 tbsp finely chopped
Lime Juice – 1 tbsp fresh
Dry Ingredients:
Chaat Masala – 1 tbsp
Black Pepper – 1 tsp
Roasted Cumin seeds – 1 tsp (powdered)
Sugar – 1 tsp
Salt as per taste

  • Peel and chop cucumbers in small cubes. Keep aside. .
  • Chop sweet onions and tomatoes finely. Clean and chop cilantro finely as well.
  • In a salad bowl, add chopped sweet onions, cucumbers, tomatoes and cilantroix gently.
  • Now add lime juice, chaat masala, freshly grounded black pepper, roasted cumin seed powder, sugar and salt. Mix the salad again.
  • Separate the lettuce leaves gently. Take each lettuce and cut them in 3 inch diameter circular discs. Prepare 4 lettuce discs.
  • In a paper cup, line the lettuce leaf and fill it with the prepared salad mix. Repeat the process for the remaining 3 cups.
  • Arrange all the four salad cups in a serving plate.
Serve fresh with any meal or just as an anytime snack.

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