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Summer is the time to enjoy crunchy salads, fruity desserts and other refreshing dishes. In the hot summers and after long tiring day at work, one needs to enjoy something which is comforting. Here is our pick of two summer recipes from the menu of Good Food Cafe in New Delhi. The recipes are carefully crafted keeping in mind the macro and micro nutrients required for a healthy balanced diet. Try these fresh and wholesome delicacies specially designed for healthy foodies.

1. COUSCOUS AND PEARL BARLEY SALAD

COUSCOUS AND PEARL BARLEY SALAD
Ingredients:
  • Couscous – 100 gm
  • Garlic – 5gm
  • Water – 100ml
  • Barley – 50gm
  • Baby spinach – few leaves
  • Snow peas – 25gm
  • Broccoli – 25gm
  • Anardana – 5gm
  • Bajra puff – 5gm
  • Oil – 30ml
  • Lemon juice – 5ml
  • White pepper – 2.5ml
  • Salt as per taste
  • Caster sugar – 5ml
  • French mustard – 5ml

Method:
Soak barley overnight & boil for 30 minutes. In a pan take hot oil, add garlic, sauté & then add couscous and water, cook for 5/6 minutes, chill and keep aside.
Blanch snow peas & broccoli in hot water for 2 minutes, cool and keep aside. In a mixing bowl add olive oil, salt, pepper, sugar, mustard, lemon juice & stir well.
Add all the ingredients in to this dressing. Top with bajra puff & pomegranate. Serve chill.

2. MIX FRUIT SHAKE

MIX FRUIT SHAKE
Ingredients:
  • 1½ spoon fresh fruits
  • Two or three ice cubes
  • Strawberry crush – 25ml
  • Orange crush – 20ml
  • Milk – 150ml

Method:
Add fresh fruits, strawberry crush, orange crush, ice cubes and milk in a mixing
jar. Mix well and serve chill.

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