As if staying at home amid fighting a pandemic wasn't enough stress, the thought of everyday household chores have clearly added a lot more. And cooking tops it all, especially for a generation stuck with instant noodles and food ordering apps! Cooking a full-fletched, wholesome meal can be quite a task, mainly if you are living alone and working from home. And that is where salads come to the rescue.
Gone are the days when salads were just about a bowl of cucumber slices, tomatoes and lettuce. Salads have now become wholesome meals with sweet and tangy dressings, crunchy veggies and even cereal grains like corn thrown into them. Corn is a wonder crop that comes with many health benefits and is super versatile when it comes to cooking with it.
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From corn chaat to tikkis and even sabzi, there are number of ways to include corn in your daily diet. Yet a corn salad is one of the easiest, delicious and wholesome ways to load up on the healthy cereal grain. In our recipe of corn salad, corn kernels are mixed with tomatoes, onion and avocadoes and topped with a delicious dressing made of olive oil, lemon juice, parsley, salt, and pepper, tossed gently with cheese. It's a quick and easy salad full with the goodness of corn and mouth-watering flavours of tangy lemon and cheese.
Health Benefits Of Corn
Corn is high in fibre that further helps in digestion. Along with that, corn is full of starch, water and carbs, which keep the energy level high for a long time. It is also known to be a good source of vitamin C and other antioxidants that helps the body fight against infections such as common cold and flu besides keeping the skin healthy and glowing.
This corn salad can be your go-to meal at home when you've got no time for a complete meal or you simply want something light on the stomach yet wholesome and healthy.
Find the corn salad recipe here. Try at home let us know your experience in the comments section below.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.