Sunday, November 21, 2010


Thanks everyone for voting me to the top 9 on FOODBUZZ.

Finally, I am back J....been really busy the last few I have some great stuff are ready but never got time to post here on I’ll make it a point to do one post per day!

Over this week, I’m going to post a whole party menu for a four course meal....but of course, on a one dish per dayJ basis. For starters we’ll have cheese fingers with a twist and seared chicken breast with chettinad spices. In the vegetarian main course serving will be Garlic Parathas with yummy Mushroom and baby carrot curry. The non-veg main course will be Lamb Biryani accompanied by Pomegranate flavoured yogurt salad. And finally the dessert, how about Poached fruits in Ginger syrup and a Green apple surprise?

So, how did you like a glimpse of the menu for a week?  Sounds yum? Keep coming back to cardamom hills for more J!

Coming to today’s menu, I’ll do a salad that can accompany our four course meal....I call it the Nibbles Salad because all the ingredients have to be chopped to nibble sizeJ. It tastes best this way since you can scoop a spoonful and enjoy the delightful taste of every ingredient in one bit.
Ingredients: (serves 4)

Corn nibbles - 2 cups cooked
Yellow bell pepper- 1 whole without seeds chopped into small pieces
Baby carrot - diced 1 cup
Cucumber- peeled and chopped into small pieces - 1 ½ cups
Iceberg lettuces - 2 leaves for garnish
Sweet Pomegranate seeds- ½ cup
Pineapple diced- ½ cup

For seasoning:
Mayonnaise - 2 tablespoon
Tomato Ketchup- 1 teaspoon
Black pepper- ½ tablespoon
Lime juice- 1 tablespoon
Apple cider vinegar- 1 teaspoon
Sugar- 1 pinch
Salt to taste


1.       Mix seasoning together and whip into sauce.
2.       Toss all veggies and mix the sauce in well.
3.       In the serving bowl, spread the lettuce leaves. Scoop salad into the leaves. Garnish with pomegranate and pineapple pieces.
4.       Serve cold.

Tips n Tricks:
·         Don’t overdo the seasoning. Corn and pomegranate taste awesome together!!


  1. Welcome back! ...and thanks for welcoming us with the array of beautiful vegetables and finishing it with the gorgeous ruby red yummy pomegranate seeds.
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. I love the colors! Looks gorgeous! And pomegrenate seeds addition is a great idea!So healthy!

  3. nice to see you back! i already love your salad. it reads and looks lovely! there is a typo under method. rush!! and can you tell me how to do popular post and subscribe to RSS (posts).

  4. Thanx Zerrin!
    @Kitchenmorph: lol...I almost toppled over my laptop coz of that typo...hehe...thanx for correcting... =)

  5. I LOVE this salad...very fresh and light!! I have so many pom seeds in my freezer, so need lots of fun ways to use them up!!

  6. I love the mix of fruit and vegetables. Looks so tasty and inviting.

  7. Go on guys!! cant get a more refreshing and colorful platter on your table!!

  8. I will definitely try this tonite heheh.. Looks so colorful and tasty!!

  9. happy that u r back, sounds delicious salad;)

  10. so many great colours! well done...

  11. Now this looks delicious! I love anything with pomegranate (seeds, juice, molasses, anything!), so I'll have to try it. And congrats on the Top 9!

  12. I love those photos! They're really enticing; I'm pretty sure I'm going to have to make that ...

  13. Beautiful colors and textures! I love that you mixed fruits and veggies for a unique fresh and simple salad! Congrats on the Top 9!

  14. what a lovely salad! The presentation is gorgeous!

  15. Mmm! Very very delicious. Simple and quick, just the way I like it! I Swedish cinnamon roll for dessert maybe? ;)

  16. This is absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations on making the FB Top 9 today too!

  17. So bright and enticing! I tried my first pomegranate yesterday and then I read this recipe and thought, maybe I could have this for dinner tonight! Thanks for the post

  18. What a wonderful salad! This will certainly steal the show. Delightful colors of fresh fruit and vegetables! What could be more appetizing! Thanks for a great recipe! Cheers!

  19. First time on your blog - That's one excitingly colorful dish!


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