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Green Mung (Sprouts) Rainbow Salad

Protein, Fibre & Iron rich Plant Based Salad, Oil Free Salad with Green Mung (Sprouts) Beans.

Recipe Cooked, Photographed and Written by Praveena

PrepTime:10 mins   MakeTime:2 mins   Cuisine: Indian


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Summer or Winter, whatever might be the season, there are few such recipes, which are preferred just for the sake of the amazing benefits they shower upon us. One of such recipes are those, made using SPROUTS.

I have explained, in a separate post, in detail, about how to make sprouts at home without using any gadget. Follow this link⇒  How to make Sprouts

We had, one serving of this salad and grape smoothie, for our breakfast, that was very much sufficient. I felt delighted, for the fact that my kids adored this salad so much that they heartily named it as ‘Rainbow Salad’. Even I felt the name suits greatly! 🙂 

Green Mung (Sprouts) Rainbow Salad

Health Benefits & Uses of ‘Mung Dal Sprouts Oil Free Salad’:

Green Moong Beans / Mung Dal, is a nutrient rich food. It is rich in protein, fibre and iron too. Helps to reduce the high cholesterol levels in blood. It detoxifies the body and improves the metabolism of immune system. Increased digestion, aid in weight loss, helps to prevent diabetes. (info from internet)

Sprouts are highly rich in protein, iron, fibre, anti-oxidants, folic. And are suitable for any & every season.

And the best thing about this salad is, it’s just mix, make & eat. No cooking is involved. Next best thing, it can be served part of any meal in a day, might be breakfast, snack, lunch, supper, as a starter in any gathering, kids lunch box, as a travel food. 

To conclude, this salad recipe comes under Whole Foods, Plant Based, Oil Free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Weight Loss, Weight Watchers, Gluten Free, Diabetic Friendly, Kids friendly diets. 

Before starting to cook, don’t forget to see the Tips mentioned at the end.

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Green Mung Sprouts Rainbow Salad. Whole Moong Beans, whole food plant based, No Cook, wfpb summer oil free salad recipes, diabetic friendly.

Ingredients:

  • Green Mung Sprouts / Pesala Molakalu – 2 cups (uncooked)
  • Salad Tomatoes – 2 
  • Bell Pepper / Capsicum – 1 (any colour)
  • Spring Onions / Salad Onions – 2 
  • Green Cucumber – palm size
  • Red Onion – 1 (medium size)
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves – ¼ cup
  • Carrot – 1 (big size)

For Dressing:

  • Himalayan Pink Salt – as per taste
  • Sugar / Maple Syrup – 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tablespoon
  • Green Chillies – 2 (medium size)
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece

Special Ingredients:

  • Lemon Juice  
  • Green Chillies  
  • Ginger
Green Mung Sprouts Rainbow Salad. Whole Moong Beans, whole food plant based, No Cook, wfpb summer oil free salad recipes, diabetic friendly.

Step wise pics Procedure for ‘Green Mung Sprouts Rainbow Salad’:

PREP WORK:

  • Get the sprouts ready to make the salad. Follow my recipe, to grow Sprouts at home without any gadget⇒  How to make Sprouts
  • Wash all the vegetables. Grate the carrot.
  • Peel the onion. Finely chop all the vegetables including the green chillies, ginger & coriander leaves.
sprouted whole green moong beans ready for making green mung bean salad recipe with oil free dressing
Green Mung Sprouts ready for the salad.
ingredients ready for making green moong bean salad recipe with oil free dressing.
Take the ‘Ingredients for dressing’ (except lemon juice) into a mortar-pestle, grind into fine mix. At last add the lemon juice. Take the sprouts & chopped veggies into a mixing bowl.
Green Mung Sprouts Rainbow Salad. Whole Moong Beans, whole food plant based, No Cook, wfpb summer oil free salad recipes, diabetic friendly.
Pour ground mix onto the veggies in the bowl. Using two spoons, one in each hand, very gently fold everything.
Green Mung Sprouts Rainbow Salad. Whole Moong Beans, whole food plant based, No Cook, wfpb summer oil free salad recipes, diabetic friendly.

Tips:

  • You can use either fresh lemon juice or from concentrate.
  • Adjust the salt & spice as per your taste.
  • Instead of Mortar-Pestle, you can grind in a blender / mixer.
  • Storage: Sprouts can be stored in fridge, in an air-tight container for up to 3 days. Later they start to become soggy & smell bad.
  • You can add the seasonings, and store the sprouts in fridge but top up the veggies just before serving.

Result:

  • Green Mung Sprouts Rainbow Salad, is such a delight to the eyes & to the tummy too.
  • Undoubtedly, we shall feel the best, and we get that ‘health in a bowl’ kind of happiness while having this green gold. 🙂 
Green Mung Sprouts Rainbow Salad. Whole Moong Beans, whole food plant based, No Cook, wfpb summer oil free salad recipes, diabetic friendly.

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Green Moong Beans Sprouts Salad

VegCookBook by Praveena
Protein, Fibre & Iron rich Plant Based Salad, Oil Free Salad with Green Mung (Sprouts) Beans.
Prep Time 10 mins
Make Time 2 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Accompaniment, Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings

Equipment

  • Wide Mixing Bowl
  • Mortar – Pestle Set (or a blender / processor)

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Green Mung Sprouts / Pesala Molakalu (uncooked)
  • 2 count Salad Tomatoes (large size)
  • 1 count Bell Pepper / Capsicum (any colour) (large size)
  • 2 count Spring Onions / Salad Onions
  • palm size Green Cucumber / English Cucumber
  • 1 count Red Onion (medium size)
  • ¼ cup Fresh Coriander Leaves / Cilantro Leaves
  • 1 count Carrot (big size)

For Dressing:

  • as per taste Himalayan Pink Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar / Maple Syrup
  • 2 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 count Green Chillies (medium size)
  • 1 inch Ginger

Instructions
 

PREP WORK:

  • Get the sprouts ready to make the salad. Follow my recipe, to grow Sprouts at home without any gadget⇒  How to make Sprouts
  • Wash all the vegetables.
    Grate the carrot.
    Peel the onion.
    Finely chop all the vegetables including the green chillies, ginger & coriander leaves.

MAKING THE SALAD:

  • Green Mung Sprouts ready for the salad.
  • Take the 'Ingredients for dressing' (except lemon juice) into a mortar-pestle, grind into fine mix.
  • At last, add the lemon juice. Take the sprouts & chopped veggies into a mixing bowl.
  • Pour ground mix onto the veggies in the bowl.
    Using two spoons, one in each hand, very gently fold everything.

Notes

Please see the MAIN POST for recipe with step wise PICS & TIPS!
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5 comments

  1. I took this salad with me on a picnic with my family, and to be short they all loved it. Thank you so much for this easy and quick recipe. I would highly recommend!

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