Haitian Tomato Salad

Haitian Tomato Salad by Lisa Anand


  1. Tomatoes – 10
  2. Salt – to taste
  3. Sugar – a pinch
  4. Chopped Parsley – ½ cup
  5. Chopped Onions – ½ cup
  6. Malt Vinegar and Olive oil – 2 Tablespoons each
  7. Boiling water


Make sure the tomatoes are ripe and firm. Place them in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave for a few minutes and then put them in cold water. The tomatoes can be easily peeled now.

Cut the tomatoes and remove the seeds and any liquid, sprinkle with salt and sugar. Mix the parsley and onions and the add the malt oil and vinegar. Mix well and serve cold.

Krishna Sahai
Krishna Sahai

Krishna Sahai took voluntary retirement as a senior Commissioner of Income Tax of the Indian Revenue Service to follow alternative paths. A multi-talented person, she is a trained Bharata Natyam dancer and has also published a book on the subject. Krishna has imbibed the old traditions of Avadhi culture from her family and is concerned about preserving the vanishing cuisines of India. She consults on financial and business matters apart from running a not-for-profit organization.

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