Monday, 26 July 2010

Moong bean Salad


Moong bean salad-A healthy and delicious salad full of protein and low in calories.Refreshingly delicious with a spicy tangy dressing.

Ingredients:

200 grams dried moong beans
2 inch piece cucumber finely diced
1 small red onion finely diced
1 medium tomato finely diced
1 /2 tablespoon freshly chopped coriander

Dressing:

1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepper coarsely ground
1/2 teaspoon red chilli flakes
2 green chillies finely chopped




Method:

1. Wash and soak the moong beans over night.
2. Boil the soaked moong beans in little water until tender but  firm, they should not be over cooked and mushy.
3. Drain the moong beans of any cooking water in them and transfer to a bowl.
4. Add the diced cucumber, tomato, onions to the boiled moong beans. Toss the mixture, Add the chopped coriander.Toss again.
5. In a screw top jar add all the dressing ingredients and mix throughly.
6. Pour the dressing over the moong and vegetables.Toss and mix throughly.
Chill salad before serving.




I love this salad because is tasty , healthy and really wonderful  to eat whilst on a calorie controlled diet, unlike plain boring salads I can eat platefuls of this as its tangy, spicy and really satisfies my palate when I want something savory and tasty. Dieting made easy with this salad.

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47 comments:

  1. Am drooling at the salad. Looks healthy and yumm.

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  2. healhty,colorful mung bean sald...just today i made mung beans peas sabji along with beet rasam...love to hv for bf...

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  3. Healthy and colorful salad dear..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  4. luks delicious .. healthy and very colorful too

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  5. healthy salad dear,luks delicious...

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  6. Wow! That's a lovely salad, looks really good.

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  7. this looks so healthy and yum !!loved the idea of using a boiled moong bean..

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  8. I make this salad often .... luv it !! Very healthy n tasty too ..

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  9. Moong bean salad, looks really good. It is colorful and healthy.

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  10. Lovely salad with mung beans..healthy and delicious.

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  11. this is so healthy and so good and filling to have. lovely salad dear.

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  12. Love this bowl of absolute goodness. Simple ingredients makes it even more interesting.

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  13. Wow...

    Nice and healthy one.. Fantabulous...

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  14. Very simple and healthy salad, beautiful click too...

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  15. Healthy and delicious salad.. looks really tempting.. gr8 clicks !!

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  16. healthy n power packed.. good one.. btw thanks 4 dropping by my blog n the lovely comments.. do keep in touch ..

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  17. Healthy and tasty looking salad.

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  18. healthy salad.......nice click

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  19. I used to enjoy having this salad on road side snack stalls in Delhi. Looks colorful and tempting.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  20. Very healthy salad, can eat a bowl of it.

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  21. Nutritious,healthy,filling and colourful salad..

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  22. A bowl full of goodness.. another of my fav..

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  23. Its perfect salad weather here rt

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  24. Oh! with all those ingres, the bowl is surely yummy with being healthy too..... Perfect salad to kill those hungry pangs..... :)

    Ash...
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  25. Oh! with all those ingres, the bowl is surely yummy with being healthy too..... Perfect salad to kill those hungry pangs..... :)

    Ash...
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  26. healthy n colourful salad..

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  27. I love this salad. Its been ages since I tasted this one.

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  28. Healthy and colorful salad...yummm

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  29. Healthy, nutritious and yummy salad..

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  30. Nice recipe and healthy too. I've also recently posted moong bean salad. love your version.

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  31. Hey Nayna.. lovely salad!! I made a similar one just a few days ago too! :) Love your dressing!

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  32. Healthy salad indeed! I cud have just this for lunch and dinner.

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  33. thats a n interesting salad.. very healthy one.. salad with boiled mung gives more taste than the fresh.. really good

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  34. a very healthy salad indeed !

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  35. lovely healthy salad..i make it too..

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  36. I make them often...so colorful and tasty!

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  37. Healthy n filling one...I love this ...looks fab

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  38. Nice healthy salad, adding cucumber makes it more refreshing. Perfect for this season dear:)

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  39. Lovely salad. I love this type of salad on bhel puri.

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  41. Hi,

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    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

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  42. This looks so tasty & easy to make

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