How to make Vegetable Ribbons -

Attractive vegetable strips doused in sweet and sour dressing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Cucumbers (खीरे)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Vegetable Ribbons

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Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Vegetable Ribbons Recipe

  • Carrots 1 medium

  • Cucumbers 2 medium

  • Cucumbers 2 medium

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Black olives 8 medium

  • For dressing :

  • Brown sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed red chillies 1 teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh basil leaves 8-10

Method

Step 1

Take a potato peeler and make thin lengthwise slices of zucchini, carrots and cucumbers without peeling them.

Step 2

Heat half the olive oil in a griddle pan. Meanwhile mix brown sugar, salt, crushed red chillies, soy sauce and vinegar in a bowl. Add the remaining olive oil and hand torn basil leaves and mix.

Step 3

Grill the vegetable ribbons in the hot pan turning sides the moment they change colour. Pour some of the dressing over them.

Step 4

When both sides are evenly done remove onto a platter. Stone the black olives and slice them.

Step 5

Pour the remaining dressing over the vegetable ribbons and serve immediately garnished with black olive slices.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.