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MUNG BEAN SPROUT SALAD

Sprouting grains increases the contents of total proteins, fat, certain essential amino acids, total sugars etc. This salad is so nutritious and tastes so good as it contains sprouts, vegetables and touch of ginger and lemon. They are really bumped up with lot of vitamins, Minerals, fibre etc. So try it and let me know the outcome.

Ingredients :

Sprouted Mung bean - 1 cup
Carrots - 1/4 cup shredded or finely chopped
Cucumber - 1/4 cup fined cubed
Cabbage - 1/4 cup finely sliced
Ginger - small piece
Green chilli - 1
Curry leaves
lemon - 1/2
coriander leaves - few
Coconut shredded - 1/2 tbsp (optional)
Asafoetida - 1 pinch
Salt
oil - 1 tsp



Method :

1. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Crush ginger and chilli or make paste.
2. Add the mustard seeds and once it splutters add ginger and chilli paste, asafoetida and curry leaves too.
3. Then add the sprouts sprinkle some water and close the lid so that the sprouts are cooked slightly.
4.Once moisture is absorbed add carrots and cabbage mix well and put off the fire immediately.
5. Now add cucumber, coconut, squeeze the lemon and salt.
6. Toss everything together and garnish with coriander.
7. It taste so yummy.

Pooja  – (April 20, 2009 at 6:57 PM)  

Healthy salad pavithra..Best way to start the day..

Ramya Vijaykumar  – (April 20, 2009 at 7:11 PM)  

Definitely healthy salad, looks colorful and healthy too...

Lavanya  – (April 20, 2009 at 9:07 PM)  

garnishing is nice pavitra..healthy salad!!

Prathibha  – (April 20, 2009 at 9:31 PM)  

Healthy salad dear...i like it even raw..but hubby does not like the raw salad,so i slightly steam it sometimes..!!
I have tried capturing a pic using ur ideas..:)when i post it u will come to know..

sree  – (April 21, 2009 at 9:41 AM)  

Looks yummy and healthy.Your presentation skills are awesome...:)

Pavithra  – (April 21, 2009 at 9:57 AM)  

Thanks all of u for ur appreciation

Pooja  – (April 21, 2009 at 1:03 PM)  

Thanks for dropping by Pavithra :)
This is is one of my favourite salads. This takes me back during my work days in India when we used to have this daily for lunch. Memories :)

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