Recipe

Creamy Corn Salad with Cashew Dressing

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings
4-5 persons

Transitioning to a healthier lifestyle the natural way doesn't really translate to giving up on your favourite foods - creamy corn salad for instance! Try this recipe, with an amazingly creamy sauce that has no artificial cream at all. The soaked cashews puree is used as a wonderful creamy base that not only provides smooth and soft texture, but a healthy fat profile as well.

Yes, you could certainly replace the store-bought mayo with this healthy cashew dressingand enjoy your much loved corn salad.

 

Ingredients
  • Corn : 2 cups (boiled)
  • Mushrooms: 1 cup (steamed)
  • Capsicum Green: 1 (sliced)
  • Red capsicum: 1 (sliced)
  • Salad leaves (Mint/Spinach/Lettuce): 2 cups

For the cashew dip:

  • Cashews: 1 cup
  • Lemon juice: 1 lemon
  • Pepper: freshly ground 2-3 tsp
  • Garlic: 3-4 cloves (optional)
Method
  • ​​​​​​Boil corn and strain.
  • Cut mushroom into smaller pieces and steam them.
  • Dice both the capsicums.
  • Clean and chop salad leaves.
  • Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Dress the salad with cashew dipand coriander leave serve fresh.

For the cashew dip:

  • Add cashews, lemon juice, pepper and salt to the mixer.
  • Churn well. Add a little water if needed.
  • Taste test, add more lemon or salt if needed.
  • See our detailed recipe for cashew dip here.

Eating guide:

  • Food group: Vegetables (Raw)
  • Veggies, are loaded with enzymes and high water content. They aid in digestion and act as daily dose of vitamins and minerals.
  • Raw salads along with a meal, ensures our bodies do not work extra hard to digest the cooked foods. That translates into happy liver. So go ahead add veggies as salads to meals amply.
  • For kids grate the veggies and mix with meals.

 

Image credit for title pic: www.cookthestory.com


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