Benefits of steaming
In steam cooking the food never comes in contact with the boiling water, so the loss of vitamins and minerals are less.
It also tends to retain the taste, color, flavor and essential nutrients from the vegetables, making it extremely healthy.
Steam cooking does not require oil, so the food cooked is very healthy and light.
The chances for over cooking or burning food is avoided when you steam food.
Cooks food faster.
Two different foods can be steamed at the same time without the favors getting mixed up.
Tupperware Steam It
Steamed Vegetable Salad Recipe
Prep Time : 10 mins
Recipe Category: Salad
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Potato -1 small
Broccoli florets -10
Cauliflower florets -10
Sweet Corn -1/2 a medium sized corn
Peas -1/4 cup
Lemon juice to taste
Pepper powder to taste
Salt as needed
Roasted Sesame seeds
Coriander leaves or parsley finely chopped -2 tbsp
Dried Basil -1 tsp
Oregano -1/2 tsp
How to Steam Vegetables
Clean and cut the vegetables needed for the salad. The smaller the pieces the faster they will steam.
You can enjoy the health benefits of vegetables by eat them raw or by cooking them the proper way. Not doubt steaming is a healthier option as it retains most of the nutrients, vitamins and fiber.
Vegetables I used for this salad – carrot, beans, turnip, potato, cauliflower, broccoli, sweet corn and fresh green peas.
Method to prepare salad
You can make dhoklas, momos, sweet modaks, mani kozhukattai, salted kozhukattai (steamed dumplings) or even steamed cake. The list is endless.
Tupperware products are sold through their distributors or you can Buy Tupperware Polypropylene Steamer from Flipkart.com
Note – You can use bamboo basket, stainless steel steamer or even idli cooker for steaming.
Hi Padhu, Tupperware may be a great product but still it is plastic. Plastic is NOT the material to be used for steaming….The health hazards outweigh the benefits you get out if steaming vegetables.
Hi, is there any other way to steam vegetables by using steel vessel or idli pot.
You can use any steamer or even an idli pot.
Instead of the recipie it seems to be as if ur advertising the product…anyway Tupperware is also a plastic which is not good for prolonged use….u better check it once
Can you pl explain other methods of steaming with cooker or otherwise. Also pl tell how many whistles or how long to cook. All do not have Steam it or can afford one.
In a kadai, boil water, keep another vessel with vegetables inside the kadai, and steam covered. You can also use the pressure cooker or pan (without whistle) for steaming or you can keep a vessel inside the cooker and steam. Do not forget to add water inside the cooker.You should not over cook vegetables. Check by tasting it.
The salad looks tempting and thanks for the ideas
What's the calorie count of this salad? I'm on special diet and i am looking for salads this seems easy and nutritious.
I’m not sure.But there are good online recipe calculators.If you plug the ingredients in, it will give you the needed info.
Can I add Cabbage and Capsicum in this ? How would be the taste then ?
Yes, you can add.
Can I add in this cheese in this salad
Yes, if you like it.
Very well explained step by step.