How to make Tadka Salad - Grated carrot, cucumber, cabbage mixed together and tempered

This recipe is contributed by Member Mrs. Jyotsna Solanki.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Carrot (गाजर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Salads

Tadka Salad Recipe Card

Tadka Salad

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Tadka Salad Recipe

  • Cucumber grated 1 medium

  • Carrot grated 1 medium

  • Cabbage grated 1 small

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/2 cup


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and saute till it crackle.

Step 2

Add cucumber, carrot and cabbage and saute for a minute. Add salt and mix well and cook for two minutes.

Step 3

Remove the pan from heat and add lemon juice and coriander leaves and mix well. Serve hot.