Green Apple, Radish & Pepper Salad Recipe

Green Apple, Radish & Pepper Salad Recipe made from fresh produce like crunchy fresh green apple and tomato, seasoned with a unique sesame oil and ginger, which gives it a freshness, quite different from the ordinary. The use of plump red table radish, white radish, red tomatoes, broccoli, onion, a little red cabbage and bell peppers of different colours makes this salad a feast to the eyes and a colourful bowl of incredible health value. Since the vegetables are varied, crunchy and full of flavour, the salad is simple, yet packs its own punch in terms of complementing the flavours perfectly.  Green apple, Red Radish, Mooli/ Mullangi (Radish), Tomato, Tomatoes, Red cabbage, Onion, Broccoli, Red Bell pepper (Capsicum), Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum), Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum), Lemon juice, Lemon zest, Fresh Thyme leaves, Green Chilli, Ginger, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Sesame (Gingelly) Oil, Garlic, Salt, Black pepper powder   Ingredients for the salad 1 Green apple , diced 1 Red Radish , peeled and diced 1 Mooli/ Mullangi (Radish) , diced 1 Tomato , green, diced 2 Tomatoes , halved 3 tablespoons Red cabbage , chopped or sliced 2 Onion , red, sliced or diced 1/2 cup Broccoli 1/2 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , diced 1/2 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , diced 1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , diced Ingredients for the dressing 2 tablespoons Lemon juice 1 teaspoon Lemon zest 2 teaspoons Fresh Thyme leaves , finely chopped, if dry use 1 teaspoon 1 Green Chilli , or red 2 teaspoons Ginger , grated Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, finely chopped 1 tablespoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil 1 clove Garlic Salt , to taste 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder     10   20     To begin making the Green Apple, Radish & Pepper Salad first wash the vegetables well and prepare them. Remove the pith and seeds from the peppers. Slice the eyes off the tomato. Peel the white radish but not the red. Core the apple without peeling it and dice it.Next, dice all the vegetables for the salad into small similar size pieces and place in salad bowl. The Broccoli florets should be cut vertically to retain its shape, but into very thin slices.Place all the chopped vegetables in a large salad bowl and refrigerate till ready to serve.To make the Salad Dressing, first mince the Ginger and hope up the cilantro. Slit the chilli lengthwise and de-seed it.Smash the garlic along with 1/4 teaspoon of salt, with a heavy ladle or other heavy implement, to bring out the fresh flavours.In a smaller mixing bowl, pour the lemon juice, add the smashed garlic, ginger, chilli and zest and stir. Add salt and pepper to taste.Slowly drizzle the sesame oil into the dressing, whisking continuously till the juice and oil blend and emulsify.Sprinkle in the chopped cilantro and thyme and mix. Store the dressing in the refrigerator till ready to serve.Dress the salad only when ready to serve. Pour the dressing on the salad and gently mix it in with the tips of your fingers. Cover and chill till ready to serve.Serve Green Apple, Radish & Pepper Salad on a hot day and it can make a refreshing meal all on its own or you could also serve it as an accompanying side for a meal of Pasta or Pizza.