Salads are a great option on a bright, summery day. Think of a bright, vibrant bowl of freshly cut fruits and veggies with refreshing dressing on the top. Doesn't the thought itself make you want one right away? With the lockdown in place when many of us are working from home, the chances of binge-eating on unhealthy food are higher. At such times, all we need is a refreshing bowl of salad to energise and satiate our hunger pangs.
Fruit salads, particularly, are a balance of appetising flavours and nutrition that comes together with a melange of colours. Fruits such as watermelon, mango, pomegranate, banana and kiwi are hugely popular for being handy for salads.
With summer season right here, it's time to energise your body by indulging in a string of quick and easy fresh fruit salads. These fruit salads are quick and easy so you don't need to spend a lot of time in the kitchen while working alongside. Citrusy watermelon to luscious mango, chopped and tossed with sweet and tangy dressing, we've got 5 of the best fruit salad recipes that you can easily try at home amid the lockdown.
5 Easy Fruit Salad Recipes To Try At Home During Lockdown:
A rehydrating, wholesome salad with an eye-catching looks! This fruit salad, made in the shape of a Rubik's cube has the goodness of watermelon, kiwi, cantaloupe and pineapple. Topped with mint leaves, nuts and sesame seeds, it has a refreshing, crunchy flavour that is going to stay with you for long. Find the recipe here.
Healthy, refreshing and oh so delicious! Jamun or black plums are a quintessential summer fruit that goes well with salads. Tossed in a tasty dressing of extra virgin olive oil, lemon, chilli flakes and a pinch of salt, here is a fruit salad made with the goodness of mango and cucumber as well. Find the recipe here.
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Here is a hearty mix of pomegranate kernels, chopped kiwi, lettuce leaves and cottage cheese. Topped with a tantalising dressing of mint leaves, garlic, mustard seeds, orange squash, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper powder, pomegranate and kiwi salad is perfect to be you go-to meal when in rush. It is wholesome, tasty and quick to prepare. Find the recipe here.
Watermelon salad is the perfect way to keep your body hydrated through the day. It is a bowl of freshness with watermelon balls, lettuce along and rocket pine nuts, tossed with a sweet and tangy dressing of lemon and honey. Find the recipe here.
Summers are incomplete without mangoes and a list of fruit salad recipes too can't end without mentioning mangoes! A true delight to the taste buds, this mango salad has flavours of parsley, red chillies, sea salt, peppercorns, pesto sauce, lemon juice orange juice and balsamic vinegar. Tossed with chopped mangoes, this can be a perfect mid-day meal for you. Find the recipe here.
Try these easy fruit salad recipes at home and 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.