Friday, January 27, 2012

Watermelon, Feta & Black Olive Salad

How to Utilize a Forgotten Potluck’s Leftover Food!
International Vegetarian Salads Special 
Watermelon, Feta & Black Olive Salad
Serves 2

Watermelon- 1 Medium
Feta Cheese- ½ Packet, Crumbled
Cherry Tomatoes- Halved
Spring Onions- Finely Sliced
Pitted Whole Black Olives- Finely Sliced
Oregano Leaves-
Green Pumpkin Seeds-
Chat Masala-
Sugar- a Pinch
Fresh Lemon Juice-
Salt- A Dash
Freshly Crushed Black Pepper-
Fresh Parsley- Leaves Picked

Cut Watermelon into Equal Length Slices
Place the Watermelon Slices in a Plate, Drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Soya Sauce, Himalayan Black pepper & Keep Refrigerated Covered with Plastic Wrap
In a Salad Mixing Bowl, Mix Cherry Tomatoes, Spring Onions, Feta, Black Olives & Oregano Leaves
Squeeze some Lemon Juice, Drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Black Pepper, Fresh Parsley Leaves
Add in Salad Bowl & Mix
Heat Olive Oil in pan
Add Green Pumpkin Seeds, Add Chat Masala, Sugar (sweet and chatpata) when popping starts switch off & take in a bowl
Take the Watermelon out of the Fridge & Layer the Pieces on a Serving Plate
Add the Salad on Top of the Watermelon Pieces
Sprinkle Toasted Pumpkin Seeds & Serve Immediately!

It is very important to use good Quality Fresh Tomatoes are a must
Good Quality Feta Cheese should preferably be used but instead of the Crumbled Feta, can use our own Indian Feta in form of Crumbled Paneer
Lemon Juice needs to be used carefully as the Feta Cheese already has Sour Taste

Feel free to share your views & do let us know how this one turned out :)

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