It’s Monday !!!!!!!! I am back with another quick healthy and yummy recipe this week. Today’s recipe is a low calorie recipe without any fancy dressing Roasted Foxnut Salad / Makhana Salad. .It can be whipped within 10 mins .It is light and filling at the same time.Low calorie recipes are good for weight watchers. Always consult a professional nutrition who can advise you as per your body conditions. When we are not hungry we prefer to have something light. This recipe comes to my rescue.
For 180th #Foodiemonday #Bloghop theme #LowCalorieFood my humble contribution is this simple and delicious Roasted foxnut salad / Makhana Salad.This theme was suggested by fellow blogger Sujata roy who blogs at https://batterupwithsujata.wordpress.com. Check out some wonderful low calorie recipes from my fellow bloggers too.
Recipe for Roasted foxnut salad/ Makhana Salad:
1 Cup Makhana / Foxnut
1/2 Green Bell Pepper finely chopped
1/2 Carrot finely Chopped
1 Japanese Cucumber finely chopped
1/2 Tsp Jeera / Cumin
1/4 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
Salt to Taste
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 Tsp Coarse Pepper powder
1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Coriander
Take a wide bottom pan. Add 1/4 tsp oil. Add jeera /Cumin .Once it splutters add the foxnut or makhana. Now add chilli powder and salt to taste and roast on low flame for about 3-4 minutes.Once done switch off the flame.
In a wide bowl add finely chopped Japanese cucumber, Green bell pepper ,carrots and coriander. Sprinkle salt , coarse pepper powder and lemon juice. Mix with a spatula. Add the roasted foxnut just before serving so that foxnut is nice and crisp.
Enjoy this simple low calorie salad anytime !!!!!!