This year my book, Modern Spice, celebrates five years! In honor of the book, I will be posting a few recipes over the year. This is a light and fresh side with grilled chicken!
(Photo of salad by Sala Kannan )
Make this salad when you feel like something sweet for lunch. It takes a few minutes to pull together, but is very filling and satisfying for the sweet tooth without being unhealthy The chaat masala used here adds the savory flavor.
LYCHEE PINEAPPLE SALAD
1 cup diced lychee
1 cup diced blood oranges or regular oranges
½ cup diced cucumber
½ cup diced pineapple
1 cup diced mango
½ cup diced pear
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (1 small lime)
½ teaspoon crushed red chili or cayenne
1 tablespoon minced cilantro
Freshly ground pepper to taste
¼ teaspoon store-bought Indian chaat masala (optional)
Place all the ingredients, except the chaat masala, in a large bowl and toss gently to combine.
When ready to serve, sprinkle with the chaat masala or table salt to taste.