a plate of Gujarati carrot salad

carrot salad

A crunchy Gujarati salad with carrots and black mustard seeds, gajar nu salat is a light, fresh and healthy dish to enjoy as an accompaniment to most main dishes.

a bowl of chickpea, tomato and onion salad

chickpea, tomato and onion salad

A street food favourite. Chole chaat can be served on it’s own, as a snack, a nourishing lunch or as a side dish to a more complex meal. The flavour combinations from the chickpeas, tomato and onion, the chaat masala and the chutney and the crunch of the sev make this a quite special dish.

a platter of corn salad

corn salad

This sweet corn salad, maaki chaat, looks appealing and is healthy, light and full of flavour. The spices and the corn work well together.

a small platter of crab, mango and coconut salad

crab, mango and coconut salad

This is a typical Mumbai salad, featuring fresh coconut, mango, lime and crab. Serve andeguru kosumalli to accompany a Bollywood movie.

a bowl of fig, almond and lettuce salad

fig, almond and lettuce salad

A salad featuring the amazing taste of figs, some subtle spice from the chaat masala, and the flavour of almonds. An amazing, yet simple salad, anjeer ki salat could become one of your favourites, just as it was for my grandmother.

serving platter of cucumber and spinach salad with yoghurt dressing

spinach and cucumber salad

A fresh flavoured salad where the taste of the baby spinach and cucumber are brought out by the creaminess of the slightly spiced yoghurt.

a serving bowl of kachumber

tomato, cucumber and onion salad

Fresh and slightly acidic, kachumber is a chopped salad featuring tomato, cucumber and onion. It is one of the most common accompaniments to an Indian meal.