15-minute Spicy Indian Salad

This Indian-inspired salad recipe from the Country Women’s Association’s latest cookbook is full of different textures, flavours and aromas.

Serves: 2–3


  • 1/2 red chilli
  • 3 sprigs coriander, chopped 1/3 cup chopped mint
  • lemon juice
  • 1 small carrot, diced
  • 1/2 red capsicum, diced
  • 1/2 green capsicum, diced
  • 1/4 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced


Remove the seeds from the chilli, dice and then mix with coriander, mint and lemon juice. Mix with the rest of the vegetables.

Recipe taken from Country Women’s Association Classics.

The Country Women’s Association of Australia has been at the heart of country life for almost 100 years, feeding families, preparing food for friends, preserving fresh produce and baking for loved ones everywhere.

Now, this updated collection brings together more of its very best recipes in a handsome companion volume to the bestselling hardback Country Women’s Association Classics. The recipes you will find inside are typical of the home-style cooking that’s synonymous with the CWA: salads and soups; casseroles, pies and hearty bakes; puddings, cakes, biscuits and slices; pickles, chutneys, lemon butter and quince paste. This is simple yet wonderful food, as cooked by the nation’s experts.

You can purchase Country Women’s Association Classics at penguin.com.au.

Published by Penguin Books Australia.  

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