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Wild rice salad

Recipe by rabz of Dhaka, BD

This a a healthy, simple, summer salad I tried out at an Algerian friends house and fell in love with. I did do some changes though :))))

Ingredients vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1 cup cooked wild rice
    • 1 cup cooked tandoori chicken chunks(opt)
    • 1/2 + 1/2 green and yellow and red apple chopped into triangles
    • 10 chunks of pineapple
    • 2 tbsp cooked chick pea
    • 2 tbsp cooked green pea
    • 1/2 red bell pepper( chopped into cubes)
    • 1 cucumber chopped into cubes
    • Cherry tomatoes (opt)
    • 2 tbsp chopped spring onion
    • 2 tbsp chopped parsley.
    • 1 tsp chopped mint
    • 2-3 tbsp Anar dana( for topping) and 2-3 tbsp chopped walnuts. 
    • For dressing:
    • 4 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • 2 cloves crushed garlic
    • 1/4 tsp black pepper
    • 1 tsp mustard 
    • 2 tsp honey
    •  A dash of chilli flakes
    • salt adjust to your taste. 
    • Baby spinach or ice berg lettuce. 


    1. In a bowl combine all the Salad ingredients and toss to combine
    2. Leave in the fridge for an hour
    3.  Just before serving Mix the dressing ingredients and pour over the salad . 
    4. Toss well once again until all combines well. 
    5. top it with Anar dana and chopped walnuts
    6. Lay out the baby spinach or lettuce on a salad bowl , top it with your salad and serve. 



    Hi ! Rabz .... Indeed a very healthy Salad . Loaded with Vitamins and Minerals . Thank U . Wild Rice is a complete protein containing all of the essential amino acids. Excellent source of Fiber , Iron and Copper .Rich in B- Vitamins as well as Potassium and Phosphorous .


    You are so versatile , an excellent recipe for a great diet.