Quick Salads for working People


Want to live a healthy life but are not able to manage your hectic schedule? Try these quick recipes which you can prepare in less than 15 minutes. Even you can do some preparation at night to avoid morning hustle. Check out the list below:

  1. Jhatpat Chana Salad:


  • 1 cup boiled chana (you can use sprouted chana)
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • 1 chopped green chili
  • Chopped coriander
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbs. imli water
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • Salt to taste

chana salad


Recipe: Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Add lemon, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle coriander and pack it for lunch.

Tip: If you are bored with chana then you can use boiled kidney beans in place of chana.

  1. Corn Peas Salad:


  • 1 cup boiled corn
  • 1 cup boiled peas
  • 1 cup chopped lettuce
  • 2 tbs. plain mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs. mint mayonnaise
  • Salt to taste




Recipe: Mix all the ingredients and your salad is ready.

Tip- You can boil corn and peas one night before and keep it refrigerated.

If you are packing for lunch then don’t add salt while packing, as it will make the salad watery.

  1. Sweet Pineapple Salad:


  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 2 tbs. honey/ brown sugar
  • 2 tbs. White mayonnaise



Recipe: Mix all the ingredients and serve a quick delicious salad.

Tip- You can use canned pineapple slice/dice if you don’t have time to peel off the fresh pineapple.

  1. Beetroot Cheese Salad


  • 1 cup diced beetroot
  • ½ cup diced cottage cheese
  • 1 tbs. chopped green olives
  • 1 tbs. vinegar
  • 1 tbs. sugar
  • Salt to taste




Recipe: In a pan, heat vinegar along with brown sugar. Let it cook until the sugar melts. In a bowl put beetroot and cheese. Pour the mixture and shrink some olives. Mix it well and serve.

  1. Tricolour Mayonnaise Salad:


  • 1 green capsicum
  • 1 red pepper (capsicum)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped lettuce
  • 2 tbs. sweet onion sauce
  • 2 tbs. mint mayonnaise
  • 1 tbs. thousand island mayonnaise




Recipe:  Cut the capsicums in long slices. Mix it with lettuce in a bowl. Add all the mayonnaise. Mix it well. Keep it in the refrigerator. Serve cold.


Tip: You can add other vegetables like broccoli, corn, carrot, cucumber or any other of your choice.


  1. Steamed Vegetable Salad with Soya Milk:


  • 100-150 g broccoli
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cup corn
  • 100 g tofu/ soya Paneer
  • 10-12 french beans
  • Bell peppers (red/yellow/green)
  • 2 cup soya milk(200 ml)
  • 1 tbs. Low-fat butter
  • Salt to taste


Recipe: Cut all the vegetables. Steam all the vegetables in a steamer or idli maker. Take a pan and put on flame. Add butter, when it melts add steamed vegetables. Pour soya milk and cook till the milk turns into a thick sauce. Add salt and cook for 1 minute. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.


Tip: You can add any vegetable of your choice in this salad. If you don’t have soya milk you can use normal milk. If cooking for kids then you can add some cheese also.

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