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Sprouts Salad - Mung Bean



Sprouts are extremely nutritious. They help in weight loss, balancing hormones and a good source of protein.
Sprouts Salad - Mung Bean



Ingredients:


- 1 cup Mung Beans


- 1 medium Cucumber, diced


- 1 small Onion, finely chopped


- Handful of fresh Cilantro, finely chopped


- 1/2 Lemon


- Black Salt, to taste


- Pepper, to taste



Instructions:



1. Sprouting the Mung Beans:


- Rinse the mung beans thoroughly and soak them in enough water to cover for about 8 hours or overnight.


- After soaking, drain the water and transfer the mung beans to a sprouting jar, sprout maker, or any container with a lid.


- Place the container in a warm, dark place, and allow the mung beans to sprout. This usually takes about 1-2 days, depending on the temperature.


- Rinse the sprouts with water every 8-12 hours to keep them moist.



2. Preparing the Salad:


- Once the mung beans have sprouted to your desired length (about 1/4 to 1/2 inch), rinse them under warm water for about 3 minutes to remove any residual husks or dirt and to remove any bacteria. (since sprouts grow in moist, warm conditions)


- Transfer the sprouted mung beans to a large salad bowl.



3. Adding the Vegetables:


- Add the diced cucumber and finely chopped onion to the bowl with the sprouted mung beans.



4. Seasoning:


- Squeeze the juice of half a lemon over the salad.


- Sprinkle black salt and pepper to taste.


- Add the freshly chopped cilantro on top.



5. Mixing and Serving:


- Gently toss all the ingredients together until everything is well combined and evenly coated with the lemon juice and seasonings.


- Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.


- Serve the refreshing sprout salad immediately as a light and nutritious meal or as a side dish to complement any main course.



Tips:


- You can customize this salad by adding other vegetables such as tomatoes, bell peppers, or carrots.


- For extra flavor, you can also add a dash of chaat masala or cumin powder.


- This salad is best enjoyed fresh but can be refrigerated for up to 2 days in an airtight container.



Enjoy this wholesome and delicious sprout salad packed with nutrients and vibrant flavors! It's a perfect way to incorporate healthy eating into your daily routine.





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