Healthy Sprout Salad
Love homemade sprouts? Give this wholesome salad a try that is packed with all kinds of goodness, tons of flavor, and great texture. This simple Mung beans sprouts salad is super easy to make, full of nutrition, and loaded with veggies.
- 2 cups Moong Dal Sprouts
- 1 cup Chopped Onions
- 1 cup Cucumber (peeled and cubed)
- 1 cup Potatoes (pan-fried)
- 1 cup Tomatoes (chopped and without pulp)
- 3 tablespoons Chopped Cilantro
- 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
- 2 teaspoons Chopped Green Chilies
- 2 teaspoons Cumin powder
- 2 teaspoons Chaat Masala
- Salt to taste
Transfer sprouts to a large mixing bowl. Follow the link in the ingredients section on how to make sprouts. 👆
Assemble all the ingredients for the salad. In a bowl add potatoes, tomatoes, onions, and cucumber.
Give it a good toss. Mix in cilantro, cumin powder, salt, chaat masala, and lemon juice. Mix gently, you can use forks to mix the salad. (see step by step pictures above 👆)
Adjust your seasoning. And enjoy the salad -with every bite you will feel the flavors exploding in your mouth.
Can't eat raw sprouts, no worries. Try steaming the sprouts. Follow the instructions below. 👇
Can I steam these sprouts?
Of course, you can! Many people can't digest raw sprouts and avoid eating them. But here is good news, you can steam these sprouts and add it to your salad.
For steamed sprouts: Take a container and a strainer. Container's top and strainer should be of the same size or else the strainer will fall in. Fill the container halfway with water and bring it to a boil. Carefully place the strainer on top of it. The base of the strainer will touch the water.
Cover the strainer and steam it for 2-3 minutes. Spoon out some sprouts to check if they are soft. How to tell if they are done - they will feel soft in between your fingers. Remove the strainer and allow the sprouts to cool down completely. Do not mix in the salad as the sprouts are soft and they will break.
NOTE: Sprouts will lose its original bright color after steaming.
If using steamed sprouts, then follow these steps:
Before adding steamed sprouts, combine all the vegetables in a bowl along with spices, lemon juice, and give it a good toss. Gently stir in the steamed sprouts and toss again. Do the taste test and enjoy!
Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.5mg