Creamy Cashew Mayo Salad




Time: 30 mins


Mayonnaise Dressing

• 20 soaked cashews
• 2 teaspoons lemon juice
• ½ teaspoon rock salt
• ⅛ teaspoon black mustard seeds
• ⅛ teaspoon black pepper powder
• 1 tablespoon jaggery powder
• 2 tablespoons water

Salad Base

• 1 cup chopped lettuce
• ½ cup small-chopped cucumber
• ½ cup sweet corn, steamed
• ⅓ cup small-chopped yellow bell pepper
• ⅓ cup small-chopped red bell pepper
• ¼ cup small-chopped tomatoes
• ¼ cup pomegranate
• 3 tablespoons chopped raisins


• ⅛ teaspoon black sesame seeds
• ¼ teaspoon chopped raisins


Soak 20 cashews in water for 6 hours.


1.For the mayonnaise dressing, place
all the mayonnaise ingredients in a
blender and blend until smooth.
2. Chill the mayonnaise in the freezer
for 15 minutes.
3. Place all the salad base ingredients
in a big bowl and pour the
mayonnaise over it. Mix well.
4. Serve salad in lettuce cups and
garnish with the black sesame
seeds and raisins.

Benefits of the Recipe:

  1. Dairy-Free Dressing: The mayonnaise dressing made from soaked cashews is a dairy-free alternative to traditional mayonnaise, making this salad suitable for those with dairy sensitivities or following a vegan diet.
  2. Nutrient-Rich: Cashews are a good source of healthy fats, while the variety of vegetables and fruits in the salad base provide essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
  3. Flavorful and Satisfying: The creamy cashew mayo dressing adds richness and flavor to the salad, making it a satisfying and delicious option for a meal.

Nutritive Value (Approximate values per serving):

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Total Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 300mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Sugars: 12g
  • Protein: 6g

Note: Nutritional values may vary based on factors such as the specific brands of ingredients used and variations in preparation methods.

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