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Recipe: Have Salad Not Poha!

January 31, 2023 12:32 IST

Poha is trending on the internet and do you know why?

Because IndiGo Airlines labelled one of their onboard offerings of poha as a 'fresh salad' in an advertisement.

So why is poha trending because you folks are craving a salad with poha in it? That's a tough call because poha doesn't lend itself to salad exactly.

But here's two salads, one with a homemade dressing, to kill that salad urge.

The first is a simple Swiss Grune Salat or green salad that goes with everything or can be had by itself as a wonderfully healthy meal.

The second is an Indian-Style Potato Salad.

Green salad

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Zurich Grune Salat



Add on croutons


For the croutons

For the dressing

Assembly of the salad

Zelda's Note: You might consider adding 4-5 tbsp grated carrots, ½ a cucumber, peeled, cubed to the salad and topping the salad with a 2 tbsp grated cheese.


Potato Chaat Salad

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Zelda's Potato Chaat Salad


For serving


Zelda's Note: You could consider adding 100-200 gm paneer cubed, especially if you don't like or eat potatoes and ½ a cucumber peeled and cubed and 1 tbsp finely chopped raw mango. Sweet potatoes can also replace potatoes.