Saturday, September 2, 2017

Rajma Salad/Red Kidney Beans Summer Salad

Salad is our one of the favourite meal when its too hot. Easy to mix and match, trust me a plate or a small bowl of salad will definitely fulfil your hungry tummy. Though salad calls always for mixed raw vegetables or fruits, do you know you can still add some protein packed cooked beans to them to make a simple vegetable salad as a nutritious one.My today's post is a prefect example for a simple and nutritious salad, which will definitely satisfy your hungry tummy. Adding cooked beans to your salad will definitely makes it more interesting and nutritious as well. If you are a follower of my space, you might have noticed that am running a month of blogging marathon with a super duper interesting theme. The theme for this whole month is 'Protein Rich Foods', yesterday i have posted a lipsmacking, nutritious and a healthy palak/spinach pulao with red kidney beans.

Kidney Beans Salad

After an interesting pulao, i couldnt stop myself to dish out an interesting, simple, healthy, protein rich salad with few chunks of mozzarella cheese. Obviously this salad is also rich in calcium. Prepared with simple raw vegetables and red kidney beans, you can serve this salad easily with some interesting dressing prepared either with mayonnaise or else with a tangy dressing prepared with vinegar and dijon mustard. I served this salad with some garlic bread slices to finish our meal easily with less efforts. Extremely delicious, you can also add different cooked beans to prepare this same salad. However my choice is Red kidney beans. Replace the red kidney beans with some chickpeas if you love chickpeas very much.

Rajma Salad, Kidneybeans Vegetable Salad

Lettuce leaves (as per need)
Tomatoes (chopped as small pieces)
Cucumber (sliced)
Sweet corn kernels (as per need)
Mozzarella cheese (cubed)
Cooked kidney beans (as per need)

Take the lettuce leaves, tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet corn kernels, cubed mozzarella cheese and cooked kidney beans in a bowl.

Give a stir.

Drizzle any dressing of your choice, toss everything gently.

Serve immediately.

Kidney Beans Salad

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17 comments:

Ritu Tangri said... Reply To This Comment

What a colourful salad! Cheese makes it all the more attractive.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Bookmarking ! Knowing our love for salads , I will definitely be trying this duper Protein Rich salad . It looks colourful and would make a fantastic dinner .

~~louise~~ said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so yummy and oh so refreshing!!! Thanks for sharing..

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

That is a lovely colourful salad. At first I thought it to be feta, but mozzarella in salad would be so tasty..

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Seriously looks so inviting Priya..love how colourful you have made it...even though I am not a big salad person, your plate makes me want to grab it..so healthy!

Sharmila- The Happie Friends Potpourri corner said... Reply To This Comment

Such a refreshing and healthy salad.. Indeed this is a only dish where we can play with the ingredients!!

Sowmya :) said... Reply To This Comment

The salad looks so colourful and vibrant. I want to grab the bowl right off the screen now.

Sapana Behl said... Reply To This Comment

Such a colourful and healthy rajma salad. Love the addition of mozzarella cheese.

Padmajha PJ said... Reply To This Comment

Such a colorful and filling Salad!

rajani said... Reply To This Comment

I love bean salad, it's filling and tasty and colorful.

Archana Potdar said... Reply To This Comment

such a delicious and colourful salad. It will be a wonder if not liked.

preeti gupta said... Reply To This Comment

Love the whole platter, very healthy and tasty salad for everyday meal.

Mayuri Patel said... Reply To This Comment

A welcoming and protein rich salad, who can pass off that? Love how fresh and crisp it looks.

Anlet - Annslittlecorner said... Reply To This Comment

This is quiet an interesting salad. Has some interesting ingredients lettuce, mozarella attracts me more.

Srividhya Gopalakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

That's one colorful salad with cheese. Super healthy.

Nalini's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

This is one colorful and filling salad.

Ruchi Indu said... Reply To This Comment

Thats a very colorful salad. Yummy!!