Yellow Pumpkin Salad

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
No cooking involved
2-3 persons

Yes, pumpkin and raw!Salads are great way to add live foods to your plate. A simple, commonly available ingredient like raw pumpkin is put together with boiled potatoes and raw mangoes in an all-time-favourite creamy dressing! Relish the yellow pumpkin - raw! You will be surprised that even young kids enjoy the sweet tangy flavour of this salad

  • Grated Pumpkin: 2 cups (grated)
  • Boiled potato : 2 cups (diced in cubes)
  • Raw mango diced: 1 qty
  • Cashew pesto: 3 -4 tbsp (per taste)
  • Pepper corns: 6-8

Dressing: Cashew pesto. See detailed recipe here

  • Cashews: 1/ 2 cup
  • Lemon juice: 1
  • Pepper: 2-3 tsp
  • Any dried herb of choice
  • Basil leaves: 2 cups
  • Grate the pumpkin (Make sure its not wet, so to not release water).
  • Add in a big bowl. Throw in boiled diced potatoes and chopped raw mango.


  • Mix cashew, Lemon juice, basil leaves, salt and pepper in a grinder.
  • Grind well with some water. Make a pouring consistency.
  • Pour in Cashew pesto dressing over the salad and add some peppercorns.

Serve and enjoy!

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.

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