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Top 10 Indian Greens for Healthy Meals

  By posted Nov 12th 2012
Recipes

Turnip Greens (Shalgam ke patte)


Topping the list of the most and the more – surpasses the Indian population’s RDA for Calcium, β-carotene (precursor of Vitamin A), Vitamin K, Vitamin C; almost meets the RDA for Iron, also a good source of folate. However, somehow these greens have lost the popularity vote with new generations. 

Shalgam ke patte ka salad – (serves 4, 25 kcals/serving)


Ingredients



  • 2 cups turnip greens, shredded

  • 1 cup mixed greens (lettuce, spinach, spring onion), shredded

  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced

  • ½ cup carrot, shredded

  • ½ cup cucumber, diced

  • For dressing –

  • Lemon juice, as per taste


Method



  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

  • Add lemon juice for dressing and toss to coat.

  • Serve immediately.

 

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