Russian Salad


Russian Salad Recipe is an easy, wholesome and healthy salad made with peas, carrot, lettuce, sprouted green gram, cucumber, cabbage, cooked pasta and mayonnaise. This fresh and cool summer salad is perfect for a perfect weekend with your family or for a party. It makes for a tasty and delicious side dish or a wholesome and nutritious snack. This Russian Salad Recipe is what my aunt in Chennai makes every time there’s a joyous family gathering or a special occasion. The carrots and sprouted green gram do not have to be completely chilled after steaming. This Russian Salad recipe is perfect for even those who do not have enough experience in the kitchen. In fact, if you follow this Russian Salad Recipe with step by step instructions, you will surely end up with a perfect dish. This is a never fail dish and perhaps one of the simplest dishes you can prepare when you are in a hurry.

Russian Salad Recipe is a unique dish with a white and creamy texture. If you want to make it extra indulgent, you can add some more mayonnaise. This will make the salad creamier without adding a lot of calories. The best thing about preparing this dish at home is that it gives you the liberty to keep a check on the ingredients. Also, you can decide the quantity as per that suits your palate. For instance, if you are fond of spices, you can add some black pepper too and remember this is completely optional. It will give this easy Russion Salad Recipe a spicy as well as healthy twist! You can also store this Russian salad in an airtight container and once it is cold enough, serve it with flavorful garlic bread or any other bread of your choice. You can explore a well detailed Russian Salad Recipe here.

Russian Salad Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Russian
Servings 4 People


  • 1 cup Carrot cut into medium size pieces
  • 1 cup Lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup Sprouted green gram
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Pasta cooked
  • 1 cup Cucumber cut into squares
  • 1 cup Red cabbage chopped


  • Wash the green gram with sufficient water and make sure there are no stones. Add enough water. Water level should be little above that of bean. Let It soak overnight or a minimum of 7 hours. After the mentioned time, drain the water well by keeping it in a strainer. When the water is completely drained, it can be either kept in the strainer itself or transfer it into another vessel. Close it. Keep it undisturbed for 10-12 hours. Our work is over. You can see beautiful thread like structures emerging out of it. Yes it is sprouted. It will stay intact for 1 week if refrigerated..
  • Boil or steam the chopped carrots and sprouted green gram into bite like consistency, drain and chill.
  • Finally, mix everything together in large bowl by adding pepper powder, salt, mayonnaise and mix well.
  • Chill and serve.


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