How to make Sunflower Greens Salad -

Delicious and colourful salad made with crunchy sunflower microgreens.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Oyster mushrooms (ओयस्टर मशरूम ), Cherry tomatoes (चेरी टमाटर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Sunflower Greens Salad

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Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sunflower Greens Salad Recipe

  • Oyster mushrooms 5-6

  • Cherry tomatoes 6-8

  • Sunflower micro greens 1 cup

  • Mandarin 1

  • Butter 1/2 tablespoon

  • Dried mixed herbs a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns as required

  • Balsamic dressing as required

  • Beetroot peeled and thinly sliced 1 small

  • Radish peeled and thinly sliced 1 small

  • Walnuts toasted 8-10

  • Multigrain bread 2-3 slices

  • Edible flowers for garnish

Method

Step 1

Remove the stalk of mushrooms and chop roughly.

Step 2

Halve cherry tomatoes and mix with the mandarin segments.

Step 3

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add dried mixed herbs, chopped mushrooms, pepper and salt, toss well.

Step 4

For serving, drizzle the balsamic dressing on a plate. Arrange the sautéed mushrooms, mandarin segments, cherry tomatoes, beetroot slices, radish slices, toasted walnuts and sunflower micro greens.

Step 5

Tear the bread slices and put it over the greens, garnish with some fresh edible flowers and serve.

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