Carrot Ribbon Salad With Asian Sesame Dressing Recipe

Thin carrot strips are dressed in a sweet-sour-spicy asian style sesame vinaigrette to make this elegant salad.

Madhuli Ajay
Carrot Ribbon Salad With Asian Sesame Dressing Recipe
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Carrot Ribbon Salad With Asian Sesame Dressing is light, super easy to make and full of nutrients salad. Thin carrot strips are dressed in a sweet-sour-spicy asian style sesame vinaigrette to make this elegant salad. This no-cook, fun salad is a great way to involve kids in the kitchen, since the only kitchen gadget required is a vegetable peeler. The thin carrot ribbons add a nice crunchy texture to the salad, while the sesame seeds and oil add a nutty flavour. You can adjust the quantities of the dressing ingredients to adjust the sweet-sour and spicy elements to your taste. You can also make a similar ribbon salad using Zucchini or Cucumber or a combination of these vegetables. Carrot Ribbon salad with Asian Sesame dressing can be served as a quick refreshing snack or a side dish.

Serve Carrot Ribbon Salad With Asian Sesame Dressing with Broccoli Pesto pasta for a light weekday dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try Savory Melon Salad, Beetroot salad Recipe with mixed greens and Creamy Potato Egg salad with herbs.

 

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Glass Mixing Bowl
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Carrots (Gajjar)
  • 1 Red onion , sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic , finely minced (or chives)
  • 1/2 inch Ginger , finely grated
  • 2 tablespoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
  • 2 tablespoon Groundnut oil
  • 2 tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder , crushed
  • 1 Fresh Red Chilli , finely sliced
  • 2 teaspoon Fresh orange juice , or lemon juice
  • Salt , to taste
  • 3 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • 2 sprig Mint Leaves (Pudina) , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds) , lightly toasted

How to make Carrot Ribbon Salad With Asian Sesame Dressing Recipe

  1. To begin making the Carrot Ribbon Salad with Asian Sesame Dressing, first trim the ends of the carrots.

  2. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the outer skin and discard it.

  3. Keep peeling around the carrots, so that you get thin, long strips or ribbons.

  4. In a small bowl or a glass bottle, whisk together the oils, vinegar, honey, black pepper, lime juice, garlic, ginger, salt and red chilli. Make sure that everything is mixed properly.

  5. In a salad bowl, toss together the carrot ribbons, sliced onion, coriander, mint and the above mixture.

  6. Keep aside for 5 minutes and then garnish it with the sesame seeds.

  7. Serve Carrot Ribbon Salad With Asian Sesame Dressing with Broccoli Pesto pasta for a light weekday dinner.

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