Tomato Salad with Lime and Chilli Oil Recipe

Good salads are a source of pleasure for many of us. Not only are they good in taste but are also fun and easy to prepare. Most fresh salads are appealing to the sight as well and make you feel like grabbing the camera and clicking to capture the beauty. A salad from the simplest of ingredients can turn out to be the most eyed dish at the meal. How about conjuring up a great salad with simple tomatoes? Yes this salad has tomato at the base and then has a heavenly topping of Lime and Chilli fried oil. Gear up for some truly tangy taste because this dish brings out the best treat tomatoes could ever bless us with. Follow our step by step guide to prepare a dish that will will make you fall in love with food yet again.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 4 person
Utensils: Salad platter, knife, frying pan


– 4 tomatoes
– 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
– 1/4 tablespoon cummin
– 1/4 tablespoon fennel seed
– 1 red dried chilli
– 2 tablespoon Virgin oil for frying
– Fresh coriander for garnish
– Salt and pepper according to taste ( freshly ground pepper is best)


  • 1

    Slice up the tomatoes. Arrange them on a salad platter in any pattern that you like. Sprinkle the slices with lime juice.

  • 2

    Put the pan on heat and fry cummin, fennel and the chilli in oil. Do it for 30 seconds and then remove. Discard the red chilli and cool down the seasoned oil for a while.

  • 3

    Use a spoon to apply seasoned oil on the tomato slices evenly. Sprinkle salt and pepper according to taste preferences.

  • 4

    Chop down the fresh coriander leaves and sprinkle them over the tomatoes. This is going to be an amazing serving; the fresh green against the vibrant red of tomatoes.

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