Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Salad | Live Cookshop 3.0

So excited that my  Live cookshops are back, last two Saturday’s  I was travelling but now that  I’m back, I’m experimenting in the kitchen again. Next Saturday, I have this kickass cookshop lined up, you can see the menu here:

amrita salad class 3rd sept

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For people who are out of Bombay and can’t make it to my workshops, I have started doing these live cookshops on my Facebook page. Today was about this perfect Rainy day salad which is delicious, super healthy and has so much warmth in it.

Roasted Pumpkin Salad You can of course, check the video on Facebook (there was a technical glitch and hence the video is in two parts) Recipe is mentioned below:

Roasted Pumpkin and Kale  Salad with Cinnamon dressing

You need:

¼ kilo Pumpkin, peeled, diced

1 pack kale leaves

Half a red bell pepper, finely chopped

Half a yellow bell pepper, finely chopped

Half an onion, sliced

Toasted Lotus seeds (Makhana) (I have flavored mine with salt & pepper)

Handful of purple cabbage

Salt & Pepper

For dressing:

1 tbsp honey

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp cinnamon powder

Salt & Pepper

Juice of a lemon

You need to:

Preheat the oven at 180 C. Lay out the pumpkin slices on roasting tray. Drizzle little oil, salt, brown sugar (optional) and cinnamon powder. Toss and spread it out in a single layer. Roast for about 30-35 minutes until it has cooked through and has gotten little caramelized.

Drizzle some olive oil over kale leaves, sprinkle little salt and squeeze half a lemon and massage the kale leaves for a minute. Set aside for 5 min and the discard any water that it has released by squeezing it out.

Make the dressing by whisking everything together in a jar – Honey, olive oil, cinnamon, Salt-pepper and lemon juice.

To assemble, take out the kale leaves, assorted greens in a mixing bowl. Add peppers, purple cabbage, half of the toasted makhanas and roasted pumpkin. Drizzle the dressing over and toss it well. Top it some more toasted makhana before serving.


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