An ideal refreshing salad to serve on the side of rich spicy curries! The dressing here is simply Raita, a mint yoghurt sauce often served on the side of curries.
Course: Side Salad
Keyword: Indian Salad, Mint Dressing
3large ripe tomatoes,, sliced into rounds
1/4red onion, very thinly sliced
1pinchof garam marsala, to taste (optional)
Raita Mint Dressing:
1 cup / 250g plain yoghurt
1tbsplemon juice, or to taste
Couple of pinches of salt
Blitz ingredients in a food processor until it becomes a smooth, bright green sauce.
Use extra water to thin to a pourable consistency.
Put the tomatoes in a bowl. Sprinkle with pinch of salt, mix with your hands and leave to rest for 10 minutes (extracts a bit of juice, makes them juicier).
Drain the tomatoes. Mix with the onion in a serving bowl.
Drizzle dressing over the tomato salad.
Sprinkle with a pinch of garam marsala if desired.
Raita is typically a thin, pourable consistency, whether used for dressing or as sauce. Recipe makes more dressing than you need for this salad because it's hard to make less in a food processor so serve leftovers with the main.Nutrition assumes 1/2 cup of the Mint Dressing is used for the salad.
Indian Salad with Tomato and Mint Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 54Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A 1755IU35%
Vitamin C 21.8mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.