Easy raw food snacks to make in minutes

T-Mag Thursday 11/July/2019 10:49 AM
By: Times News Service
Easy raw food snacks to make in minutes

This quick to prepare sandwiches make a perfect snack or light lunch with the goodness of carrot and cabbage.
• 6 bread slices
• 1/4 cup mayonnaise
• 1/4 cup grated carrot
• 1/4 cup shredded cabbage
• 1 tsp black pepper powder
• Salt as per taste
• Take all the ingredients except bread in a bowl and mix well.
• Apply some butter on the bread slices with the edges cut.
• Spread spoonful of veg-mayo mixture on the bread slices.
• Place bread slice above the other and cut into triangle/square and serve with ketchup.

These are perfect as appetisers with fresh cucumbers rolled around a delicious feta cheese stuffing.
• 1 cucumber
• 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
• 1 tablespoon red bell pepper, diced
• 1 tablespoon onion, diced
• 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1/2 teaspoon mixed dried herbs
• In a small bowl, combine the feta cheese, bell pepper, onion, black pepper, garlic powder, and dried herbs. Set aside.
• Using a sharp knife, cut the cucumber lengthwise into thin slices.
• Place a spoonful of the feta mixture onto each piece of cucumber and roll. Secure with toothpick.

This healthy snack is made with sprouted moong,onions, tomatoes and a mix of sweet and tangy chutney.
• 2 cups green moong ( green gram) sprouts
• 1 onion, finely chopped
• 1 tomato, finely chopped
• 2 tsp chaat masala powder
• 2 tbsp lemon juice
• 1/2 tsp black salt
• 1 tsp dry mango powder
• 2 sprig mint leaves, finely chopped
• 1/2 bunch coriander leaves, finely chopped
• 1 tsp mint chutney
• 1 tsp tamarind chutney
• In a mixing bowl add the sprouts, onion, tomato, coriander leaves, chaat masala, lime juice, black salt, and dry mango powder.
• Add a teaspoon of both the chutneys. Mix all the ingredients well.
• Serve the chaat topped with both the chutneys and garnished
with mint leaves.

This Thai fruit salad is hot and spicy with lots of fruits and some bird’s eye chillies.
• 1/2 cup guava
• 1/2 cup green apple
• 1/2 cup red apple
• 1/2 cup pineapple
• 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
• 1/2 cup seedless grapes
• 4 birds eye chillies
• 3 tablespoon fresh lime juice
• 2 tablespoon soya sauce
• 2 tablespoon brown sugar
• Cut the fruits into bite-sized pieces.
• With a mortar, pound the chillies until they are well broken up.
• Mix in the soya sauce, sugar and lime juice into the mortar. Keep pounding until the sugar dissolves and the dressing is smooth.
• Toss the fruits together in a large bowl. Gently stir in the dressing coating the fruits and mix well. Serve with lime wedges, garnished with fresh mint.

Oneza Tabish is a food blogger, consultant, and columnist based in Oman. She is also the owner of Oman’s popular Facebook group ‘What’s Cooking Oman.’