Egg Mayo Salad

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We had the Sharjah Book Fair at the expo center for 10 days. Last year, I had so much of will power that I came out without buying even a single book for myself. To compensate for that, this time, I picked up so many, adding on 13 books to my shelf. πŸ˜• I really don’t know if I need to be going to a de-addiction center to get rid of my cookbook addiction. There was a time when I used to love watches and rings, this has weaned away. Then it became shoes and bags, which then gave way to abayas. Everything has now settled and moved way to a really expensive addiction of cookbooks! Cookbooks in this part of the world don’t come cheap and getting them at a real bargain is a rarity. So you can imagine my excitement when I picked up books like Simply Nigella, Jamie’s Italy, Lisa Faulkner, Atul’s Curries of the World, Annabel Karmel and Gordon Ramsay at literal throw-away prices! Not to mention some tiny books I picked up and some binge purchasing I did on Amazon. I don’t know if I need to feel proud or ashamed but I am telling myself no more buying cookbooks at least till mid 2017. I maybe setting a long term goal but I have to do it, so that I am not spending money on more books and will cook from those that are adorning my shelves from long. πŸ˜•

 

OK, now that the ranting is over, let’s come to this soul satisfying egg salad. I am slowly getting back to my normal eating habits and my body is kind of getting a little wild, but I know it will accept it much faster as usual. I have a very cooperative body which stores up everything happily given to it. I don’t know if that’s good or bad. πŸ˜€ This egg salad is so easy to put together. You have to just ensure that you have hard boiled eggs and the rest comes together effortlessly. I wouldn’t say it is a healthy salad, since the dressing is pretty heavy with the mayonnaise and the mustard, but once in a while, you can indulge even in a salad. πŸ˜€ I normally don’t like heavily dressed salads, for me it is just a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper but this salad is an exception. I don’t make this much, but only when I really crave for a nice rich salad. Off to the recipe…

 

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Egg Mayo Salad

Course Salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 4 hard boiled eggs
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large tomato
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tsp mustard sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Chop the eggs, cucumber, onion and tomato into bite sized pieces. Combine them in a bowl along with the coriander leaves.
  • Whisk together the mayonnaise, yogurt and mustard sauce till smooth.
  • Pour onto the cut salad and toss up gently to coat well.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

Notes

Do not keep the salad for too long, it releases a lot of fluid from the vegetables as well as the dressing.

Join the Conversation

  1. don’t worry…buying book is not a bad habit for book lovers…. salad is yumm …I can make it stuffing of sandwich

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Amrita…

  2. This salad is my hubby’s favourite..i love mine with chicken..hehe ..looks so delicious

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Gloria…

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks Angie!

  3. Yes dear you can stay till mid 2017,InShaAllah ,that is till the next Sharjah Book Fair starts hmm? πŸ˜‰
    The salad looks so yum…

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Haha… the next book fair is in November, till that much I don’t know if I can hold up… πŸ˜‰ Thanks a lot Ruxana…

  4. Definitely not a cookbook hoarder but love flipping through them. Egg mayo salad – I recently had at my friend’s place and hers was towards the dry side. We loved it and yeah some days we should indulge on salads too πŸ˜› Mayo bottle gets over super fast and then I don’t replenish it until the craving knocks..

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Haha… my mayonnaise jar stays so it is always the small jar… πŸ˜‰ Thank you so much Fami…

  5. Simple and filling,yummy

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks Suja…

  6. Shoo did u take that comment seriously πŸ˜€ watches rings shoes bag really ?
    Salad look yumm

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Haha… Yes I did! πŸ˜› All that old madness have thankfully ceased, appo ethum avasaanikumaayirikkum! Thanks a lot Meena…

  7. dont worry,last year same happened to me,missed book fair in chennai happening every year in january.this year we trying to get there on time.yummy salad rafee.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Haha… good luck on that dear! Thank you so much Ramya…

  8. 4 stars
    I love your blog. All the recipes are super easy and amaazing. Thankyou for sharing them.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much for your kind feedback… πŸ™‚

  9. I love egg salad (and potato salad!) and your recipe sounds great (not to mention it looks STUNNING). I’ve pinned it, and I’ll be looking for an opportunity to try it out!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Lorrie…

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