Red Cabbage Salad

Who doesn’t like a good salad? This is a super healthy, vibrant, crunchy, tangy and sweet salad.  Use this to serve with any protein dish like fish or chicken. You can also use it in a wrap with tortilla as a cold lunch @sarchakra 

COOK TIME: 5 mins

PREP TIME: 10 mins



  • Red cabbage cut into strips 4 cups
  • Walnuts, a handful
  • Dried apricots 8-9, thinly sliced 
  • Golden raisins, a handful 
  • Spring onions 3 tbsp, chopped 
  • Cracked black pepper 2 tsp 


  • Sour cream 2 tbsp 
  • Mayonnaise 2tbsp 
  • Buttermilk 4 tbsp 
  • Sugar 2 tsp 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Black pepper 1 tsp 
  • Garlic powder 1 tsp 
  • Onion powder 2 tsp 
  • Red wine vinegar 1 tbsp 


Toasting the walnuts

  • Slightly break the walnuts into pieces.
  • On a microwave safe dish, spread out the walnuts on a single layer.
  • Microwave for 2 mins. Stir and cook again for a couple of more minutes till fragrant. Let it cool. 

Dressing Method

  • Mix together in a bowl the following: mayonnaise, sour cream, buttermilk, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder.
  • Add red wine vinegar and sugar to combine. Set aside. 


  • In a serving plate put red cabbage, golden raisins, dried apricot strips, spring onions and toasted walnuts.
  • Drizzle the dressing on top and mix. 
The vegetables and the dressing
The dressing
With the dressing

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