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Cape Gooseberry and Corn Salad

Cape Gooseberry or Physalis is a versatile fruit which works in sweet and savory dishes. Starting a Physalis series, with a comforting salad.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine global vegetarian
Servings 2 helping


  • 1 cup cape gooseberry
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 cup corn kernel
  • to taste salt
  • handful coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds

For the dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • to taste salt
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tsp garlic Dried


  • Clean and cut cape gooseberry into halves, if you prefer smaller pieces you can cut in quarters as well.
  • Peel, de-seed and chop cucumber into small pieces.
  • In a heavy bottom pan, roast the corn kernels till they brown. Keep aside for cooling
  • In am empty jam bottle, mix together all dressing ingredients and shake well till mixed
  • Mix all the salad ingredients and gently stir in the dressing. Serve for an appetiser or a light meal


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