Sprout Salad: Light And Nutritious
- Team Slurrp
Updated : August 09, 2022 13:08 IST
Take a break from indulgent treats and eat salad
Salad dishes are often prepared with the intention of either aiding in weight reduction or meeting dietary constraints. This is clear from the fact that certain meals are intentionally consumed and are not a popular choice. However, there are certain salad dishes that are just enjoyable to eat, such as the delectable and nutritious mung bean sprout salad.
A quick and simple recipe for a nutritious salad prepared with tomatoes, herbs, and freshly sprouted moong beans. The flavours in these salads are refreshing, it tastes good and is enough to keep you full for a long time, in the most nourishing way. It is the perfect way to lose weight because no cooking is required—just a simple combining of the ingredients. The salad is excellent eaten as is or as a side dish with your lunch or breakfast.
This salad provides a potent source of proteins and fibre, which aid in controlling blood sugar and cholesterol levels. It is simple to digest and contains an onion that helps to relieve inflammation. Due to its minimal fat content, this salad is a fantastic option for weight watchers. beneficial for weight loss as a result. It is very beneficial for a strong heart and controls diabetes.
Additionally loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that support maintaining the general wellness of organs is sprouts salad.
- 2 cups Mung Bean Sprouts
- ¼ to ⅓ cup finely chopped onions or 1 small-sized onion
- ⅓ to ½ cup finely chopped tomatoes or 1 small to medium-sized tomato
- ½ to 1 teaspoon finely chopped green chillies or 1 green chilli – optional
- ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder or ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or paprika
- ½ to 1 teaspoon chaat masala – optional
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice or as required
- 1 boiled potato or boiled sweet potato, peeled & finely chopped – optional
- Salt or rock salt (edible and food grade) or black salt, as required
- 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves – for garnish
- 2 lemon slices – for garnish
- The mung beans need to be sprouted first
- When the moong sprouts are prepared, give them a couple water rinses and drain all of the water
- Put the sprouts in a steamer pan, pot, or pan. The sprouts should be boiled or steam-cooked until tender and thoroughly cooked, adding water as necessary. But be careful not to overcook them to the point of mush
- If you prefer a crispy flavour, you may even retain them partially cooked
- After that, remove all of the water from the sprouts that have been cooked
- Put the prepared moong sprouts in a large bowl or container
- Add tomato and onion slices that have been coarsely chopped
- Afterward, add cooked potato cubes and finely chopped green chilies (optional)
- Add red chilli powder, chaat masala, cayenne pepper, or paprika (optional and Mix thoroughly
- Add salt and lemon juice to finish off and give it a good Mix
- Serve the sprouted moong salad right away after garnishing it with coriander leaves and lemon slices
Use fresh mung bean sprouts. Any sprouts with an unpleasant odour should not be used. Throw them away if they are sticky to the touch or exhibit signs of mold or fungus. Also, this dish is very flexible so the seasonings can be changed to suit your tastes.