Salads of any kinds are thought to be good for the appetite. Some cuisines use salads as appetizers too. In Balouchi cuisine, you will have several types of appetizers, and some of the salads could be used in the same manner. However, it must be asserted that since Balouchistan faces drought conditions fresh leaf vegetables are scarce. However, they might import vegetables from other parts in order to make up for the shortage.
In addition to this, salads in Balouchi cuisine might include more underground plants, such as ginger and onion, which make a great salad. Raitas used may include those that contain few chopped tomatoes and onions added into it. Also, some raitas contain a mixture of various things in it, like vegetables to spices.
Aside from using vegetable salads to accompany main course meals, there are alternatives that are available in Balouchi cuisine. Raita is most common, and even plain curd is thought to be one of the best ways to accompany a main course meal. Raitas used may include those that contain few chopped tomatoes and onions added into it. Also, some raitas contain a mixture of various things in it, like vegetables to spices. Some people add finely chopped onion into the curd as well. This provides a delicious crunch to the curd.
Using a salad or raita with a main course meal is important because they provide a refreshing taste to the main course. Though there is a shortage of vegetables, if they are used, they provide a source of nutrition. This is because they provide various vitamins and minerals.
Pickles are also an alternative to using salads in Balouchi cuisine. They make be produced in the province or imported from other provinces.
Finally, it must be added that though using green leafy vegetables may not be common in Balouchi cuisine due to drought conditions, the alternatives are considerable, and help your main course meals taste great. It must be emphasized that generally these kinds of salads can be consumed with almost any main course Balouchi meal.This category currently contains no pages or media.