This refreshing Guava salad is a great way to beat the summer heat. Easy to make and delicious, this salad is ready in less than 10 minutes.
Eating fruits and vegetables is important for keeping healthy and what better way to consume them, than in a nice refreshing salad.
We have a salad as a side dish with almost every meal. Sometimes we also make entire dinner salads or dessert salads. But more often than not, it’s a regular ‘cuchumber‘ vegetable salad with a seasonal fruit added in, like guavas, apples, chikoos, or mangoes. The raw mango salad dad makes is one of my favorites.
PS. Not cucumber, ‘cuchumber‘, that’s what it’s called when it’s all mixed up.
Guavas are a seasonal fruit that we usually used to make a dessert called guava cheese. It’s not a regular feature in our salads, but when it is, it adds a lot to the flavour of the salad. To know how to make this refreshing guava salad recipe, read on.
What ingredients do you need to make Guava Salad?
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All you need is some pink guavas, red onions, green capsicum, apple, lime juice, pepper and salt.
How to make Guava Salad?
Wash the pink guavas and cut them into quarters. Remove the seeds from the center and then cut the guava into smaller oblong pieces. Keep them aside and then clean and cut the red onions and green capsicum fine.
Next, cut the apples into thin triangle slices. Add everything together in a bowl with the lime juice. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and toss well! And your guava salad is ready!!
Tips for Guava Salad Recipe
- No cooking required.
- This fresh fruit and veggie salad is vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free.
- It’s also a perfect on the Daniel feast sides and snacks while fasting.
- Easy and quick to make, takes just about 10 minutes.
- It has a cool and refreshing taste.
- If you’re not a fan of onions, use only half an onion.
- You can replace the green capsicum (bell pepper) with red or yellow bell pepper.
- You can replace the lime juice with lemon juice.
- This salad is a side dish; but it can be turned into a vegetarian main dish by rolling in a chapati with chutney and topping with some yogurt.
Other Recipes You Might Like
- Raw Mango Salad
- Indian Purple Yam Snack (Konfal Or Kand)
- Indian Butter Beans Curry (Mota Vaal Curry)
- Mom’s Easy Masala Potato Fry
- Try fasting like Daniel
Refreshing Guava Salad
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- 1 Guava Pink
- 1 Onion Red
- 0.5 Capsicum Green
- 0.5 Apple
- .5 teaspoon Salt
- .5 teaspoon Pepper Powder
- 2 tbsp Lime Juice
- Wash the pink guavas and cut them into quarters. Remove the seeds from the center and then cut the guava into smaller oblong pieces.
- Set them aside and then clean and slice the red onions and green capsicum fine.
- Next, cut the apples into thin triangle slices.
- Mix all this in a bowl with lime juice and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- And your salad is ready!
- Lather a chapati with green chutney, fill with the salad, top with some yogurt, roll and serve!
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Nutrition (Per Serving)
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