DELICIOUS FRUIT & NUT BOWL

Fruit and nut raita (5)

When you are home with a basket full of fruits that you just purchased at a local farmer’s market, you sometimes wonder how many different ways you can combine all the fresh fruit produce to make a lovely dish. Some ideas that might occur to you are- just plain mixed fruit salad, or fruit salad with a nice custard or a fruit salad with a jelly, or with a dollop of cream!!! Other more elaborate options would be to make a mixed fruit cake or pie or even a lovely home-made mixed fruit jam. I wanted to share a quick idea with all of you- to make a yogurt based salad with fresh fruits and nuts. This can be served as a dessert or side or you can serve it as a snack. I just love it the way it is!

Ingredients (4 servings)

1 apple, diced

1 ripe pear, diced

1 peach/ plum, diced

½ cup grapes or a few raisins

3 apricots, chopped

2 cups plain low fat yogurt

2-3 almonds, sliced

2-3 walnuts, diced

A few leaves of fresh mint, chopped

Salt to taste

Crushed black pepper as needed

Procedure

  1. Beat the yogurt with a spoon. Sprinkle salt and ground pepper.
  2. Wash all the fruits thoroughly and cut the fruits and nuts mentioned above.
  3. Now mix in the diced fruits and nuts and mint leaves.
  4. Serve cold.
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