Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Healthy Salad with Sesame seed salad dressing
Salad Preparation :
1. White radish - 100g, remove the skin, grate into thin strips in a coarse grater/ slicer, soak the strips in cold water for 10 minutes and drain well just before serving.
2. Cucumber - 120 g, grate into thin strips, spread the strips in a filter and keep the filter over a cup to collect the cucumber juice ( apply on your face), after 5 minutes take a handful of cucumber thin strips and squeeze out the water by holding your fingers - set aside
3 Carrot – 50 g , wash and make into very thin strips by using the coarse grater/ slicer,
4. Prepare Sesame seed salad dressing : grind 4 tablespoons of roasted white sesame seeds with 3 teaspoons of granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons of soy sauce and a pinch of salt in a blender/ mixer to a paste(use within 2 days )
In a bowl, mix (just before serving ) radish, carrot and cucumber thin strips well. Serve this salad with sesame seed salad dressing or any.
Comment : A simple crisp potassium rich salad - regulates heart function, blood pressure, energy levels, muscle function and nervous system.
Note : To toast white sesame seeds - stir constantly in a small dry pan in the low heat - till golden and fragrant about 1-2 minutes, transfer to a dry bowl and cool – you can store this in a sealed bag for a week