Southernwest salad with corinader mint lime dressing

By Nmami Agarwal     23-May 2018

Southernwest salad with corinader mint lime dressing

Go for healthy and yummy salads this summer’s by adding a twist to your regular salad by incorporating a fresh coriander mint lime dressing with your favourite green veggies. This colourful with a creative twist is a perfect balance of health along with a good taste. So, from on no running away from salads when you can add a perfect bowl to your day’s diet.
Also this satisfying salad will definitely take away all those evening hunger pangs that make you cheat or deviate from a healthy balanced diet.


  • 1 cup of lettuce, chopped
  •  2-3 cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ a cup of sweet corns
  •  1 onion, thinly sliced
  •  30 gms of chick peas
  • ½ a cucumber, thinly sliced
  •  1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced

For the Coriander Mint Lime dressing –

  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  •  Handful of mint leaves
  •  1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Juice of 1 lime
  •  Pinch of salt and black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil


  •  To make the coriander – mint lime dressing, add and combine the ingredients such as coriander, mint, plain yoghurt, garlic, lime juice, salt and pepper in a food processor. Blend them together and keep aside.
  •  To assemble the salad, firstly place the lettuce in a large bowl; top it with tomatoes, corn, chick peas, onions and cucumber.
  • Pour the dressing on top of the salad and gently toss them together to combine. Stir in with a teaspoon of olive oil.
  •  Serve immediately, garnished it with small cubes of avocados.

Over to you –
Try this southern west salad along with coriander mint lime dressing, bursting with nutritious ingredients and delicious flavours and textures. Let us know in the comment section – how did you find the recipe and any other interesting salad dressing to get featured on our blog.

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Beets have a lovely colour, taste and texture. But beets aren’t supposed to be smoked like eggplant. You need to boil them up before smoking, else they’re going to take forever in preparation. Here is our quick and easy guide for best smoked beets recipe

Nutritional Benefits

Beetroot provides you with fibre, iron, potassium, folate and Vitamin C which is good for skin and further act as an antioxidant. It can improve exercise performance, lower blood pressure and serve as a low calorie food. It can also improve digestion and help in weight management. Thyme is a Mediterranean herb and has been traditionally used to cure diarrhoea, stomach ache and sore throat.


2 small beets

Few sprigs of thyme

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt- as per taste

Calorie = 112 kcal
Protein = 2.8 grams
Carbohydrates = 14.8 grams
Fat = 4.7 grams
Recommended for- High Blood Pressure and Digestion
Course- Evening Snack


Cut beets into thin slices

Put them in a saucepan, with some water. Boil until tender

Next, light your charcoal or barbecue fire

Take a large piece of foil and lay the beets in them. Brush a little olive oil and top with thyme and lemon zest.

Fold the foil and twist the ends together. Punch small holes in the foil with the help of a knife or fork.

Leave it to cook for 15-20 minutes.

Once cooked, allow it to cool and then discard the charred skin.

Toss with salt and pepper, and serve.

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Beetroot is a wonder vegetable with goodness of many nutrients. Smokey beets give the dish a distinctive taste along with the flavourful thyme herb. Do try it out!
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