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October 29, 2019

Sprouted Green Gram Salad – Sprouts Salad Recipe

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Whenever I think of weight loss, we eat this sprouts salad for lunch instead of our regular meals with rice. Sprouts are one of the best choice for weight loss. Basically sprouts are very nutritious. They offer a variety of health benefits like easier digestion, improved blood sugar levels, lowers bad cholesterol and a lower risk of heart disease as its a good source of anti oxidants. It is also rich in Potassium, Magnesium and Fiber which reduces blood pressure. Sendhil used to take this salad in his lunch box for office almost everyday when he was under weight loss treatment. Apart from this salad he also did workout, consistent walking for at least 45 minutes per day. It helped him to lose nearly 10 kgs in 2 to 3 months. Children, elderly people, pregnant women and people with weak immune system should avoid eating raw or lightly cooked bean sprouts. Actually this moong bean sprouts salad recipe was suggested by my gynecologist for weight loss after delivery. So I followed the same for Sendhil as well. My doctor also suggested a raw green gram salad for milk secretion during lactation. Its a sweet salad recipe. I will post it soon.  In Karnataka, people make this green gram salad adding pomegranate, coconut and do the seasoning which is very tasty. It is called as Kosambari in Kannada. For variations, I make it once in a week.  I will try to post that recipe as well. Now lets see this basic sprouts salad with easily available vegetables and ingredients.



Sprouts salad recipe - Sprouted moong bean salad for weight loss


Sprouts salad recipe - Sprouted moong bean salad for weight loss

Sprouted green gram salad for weight loss.



Cuisine: Indian
Category: Salad
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 10 Minutes



INGREDIENTS
1 cup = 240ml
  • Sprouted green gram/ moong bean sprouts - 1/2 cup
  • Carrot - 2 no
  • Big onion - 1
  • Coriander leaves - Few
  • Lemon juice - Few drops
  • Pepper powder - as needed
  • Salt - as required.
HOW TO MAKE SPROUTS SALAD
  1. Wash the green gram sprouts in drinking water and keep in a bowl.
  2. Peel and grate carrot. Finely chop onion, coriander leaves.
  3. Add to the sprouts and mix well. Add required salt, lemon juice and pepper powder.
  4. Mix well and serve. You can also pack this for lunch box.
  5. Make this easy sprouts salad for weight loss. It really helps !
SPROUTS SALAD RECIPE - STEP BY STEP PICTURES
  • Wash and peel the carrot. Grate it. Chop the big onion and coriander leaves finely. Set aside. (I used turbo chopper for chopping onion, carrot and coriander leaves finely.)

  • In a bowl, take green gram sprouts. Add grated carrot and finely chopped onion, coriander leaves.

  • Add the required salt, pepper powder and few drops of lemon juice. Mix well and serve.
    Enjoy !

Note

  • Adjust the quantity of pepper powder and lemon juice as per your taste.
  • For variations, you can add freshly grated coconut and finely chopped cucumber too.
  • I used my turbo chopper for chopping carrot, onion and coriander leaves finely.
  • You can also use boiled moong instead of raw ones.

Easy, healthy moong sprouts salad is ready to eat !



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