My Summer Salad:
As the summer is very hot and we do not
feel like eating full meals so a summer salad is called for which is tasty and
includes our favorite fruits.
2 or 3 small ripe kiwis, peeld and
2 or 3 small garden fresh cucumbers ,
peeled and thinly sliced
1 cup of finely chopped spinach ( washed
and dried before chopping)
3 or4 small ripe cherry tomatoes sliced.
1 red bell pepper roasted lightly to
retain the crunch
2 or 3 tbsp of almonds slivered.
pinch of sea salt or lime salt.
3 tbsp of finely chopped cilantro
3 tbsp of finely grated or roughly
crumbled cottage cheese or any variety you prefer.
2 tsp of finely chopped green chillies to
give a sharp spike. Deseed the chillies.
For the dressing
2 tbsp of fresh lime juice
2 tbs of cilantro chopped
1/2 tsp of mango powder ( optional)
1 or tsp of olive oil (optional)
1/4 tsp of coarse salt or lime salt
Mix all the dressing ingredients well
and toss all the chopped veggies and kiwis to coat well. Do not mix too
much and make the kiwis mushy.Garnish with chopped coriander/cilantro leaves
and top with crumbled cheese.