Roasted Pumpkin, Orange and Urad Dal Salad Recipe
A hearty salad with urad dal mixed along with fresh orange segments and oven roasted pumpkin tossed in a citrusy dressing.
Roasted Pumpkin, Orange and Urad Dal Salad Recipe is a very earthy salad made from steamed urad dal and mixed along with oven roasted pumpkin. The ingredients are tossed in with a refreshing citrus orange dressing. Right amount of salt and pepper is added to help in balancing the salad as a whole.
Urad dal is considered as one of the richest source of proteins, it is god for women especial as it is also rich in iron, calcium and folic acid. Pumpkin on the other hand is rich in Vitamin C and potassium.
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- 1 cup White Urad Dal (Split)
- 150 grams Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin) , thinly sliced
- 1 Orange , skin peeled and segments removed
- 3 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves For the dressing
- 1/2 Fresh orange juice
- 4 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Salt and Pepper , to taste
How to make Roasted Pumpkin, Orange and Urad Dal Salad Recipe
To begin making the Roasted Pumpkin, Orange and Urad Dal Salad Recipe, we will first pressure cook the dal with 1 cup water and salt to two whistle and switch it off.
Once done allow the pressure to release naturally and drain the dal and keep it aside.
Pre heat the oven to 180 degree Celsius to 10 minutes. Keep your pumpkin slices lined over a baking tray and drizzle some oil, salt and pepper and bake it for at least 20 minutes.
Once the pumpkin become soft and lightly crisp add it into a mixing bowl. Add dal, orange segments in to the same bowl.
In a small bowl, whisk in all the ingredients together until it emulsifies and pour it over the salad and toss it well.
Serve it on to a plate and garnish with some coriander leaves.