Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Vegetable Yoghurt Salad

Eating raw vegetables has many health benefits. Vegetables are the most natural foods and contain different vitamins, minerals known to provide health benefits. Eating vegetables can also help control weight. Vegetables are low in fat and calories, a good source of dietary fiber and provide us with extra energy. All these features help control weight effectively. Being low in calories enables us to eat lots of vegetables without consuming excess energy, the high fiber content also helps fill the stomach faster limiting the total amount of food consumed. Try the below recipe. You can use low fat yoghurt if needed.
  1. Curd (Yoghurt): 1 cup
  2. Carrot chopped: ¼ cup
  3. Cucumber chopped: ¼ cup
  4. Onion chopped: ¼ cup
  5. Tomato chopped: 1 small
  6. Green chilli chopped: 1 tbsp
  7. Coriander leaves chopped: 1 tsp
  8. Salt: needed
Method of Preparation:
·        Mix all vegetables together with curd and salt.
·        Serve chilled.
Tips: Can use any vegetables of your choice.

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