My all time favourite! Russian salad is a combination of par boiled vegetables and fruits dressed with mayonnaise and fresh cream.This luscious salad make an amazing snack when you have some guests over! I add macaroni too to enhance the taste.Serve chilled!
Try it out & let me know how you like it!
Preparation Time : 15 minutes
Serves : 4-5 persons
Eggless Mayonnaise : 3 tablespoons *You can use Mayonnaise with egg too if you are non vegetarian.
Fresh Cream : 2 tablespoons
Macaroni : 1 cup
Cucumber : 1, diced
French Beans : 3-4, diced
Carrot : 1, diced
Apple : 1, diced
Green / Black Grapes : 5-6, diced
Pineapple : 1/2 cup, diced
Mango : 1/2 cup, diced (optional)
Pear : 1, diced (optional)
*You can use your favourite seasonal fruits.
Red chili flakes : 1 teaspoon
Salt as per taste * You can avoid adding extra salt as mayonnaise already has added salt
Boil macaroni in enough water as per packet instructions till al-dante i.e. with a bite. Drain excess water and keep aside.
Boil beans and carrots in enough water with a pinch of salt for 3-4 minutes. Remove from the hot water and place it in ice cold water to blance the vegetables.
In a big bowl, take the mayonnaise and fresh cream. Mix well and add in the boiled macaroni, blanced vegetables, Cucumber and the diced fruits. Add salt and red chili flakes. Mix well and refrigerate.
Sprinkle some red chili flakes as a garnish. Serve chilled as a side dish with your lunch or dinner preparation!