Monday, February 15, 2010

Moong Dal Sprouts /Carrot Salad

Moong Dal /Green Gram Sprouts with Carrots


carrot salad-moong dal saladSalads are very good for health and has all the essential nutrients. There are a wide variety of salads. Salads can be prepared with vegetables, fruits, legumes, greens etc. You will all be knowing that you have to eat 5 different colors of fruits and veggies daily. The more colors we include in our diet, the more vitamins, minerals, nutrients, we get to stay healthy and energetic. By including salads in our diet daily, it is easy to include a variety of colors in our diet.
Stick to a sprout rich diet, within a few weeks you will feel more Healthier, more Energetic and of course you will feel great to have a Glowing skin. This is from my experience.

Now to the recipe-

This is a typical Indian Salad prepared with sprouted moong dal /green gram dal.

Ingredients needed

Sprouted moong gram -1 cup
Carrots -2 grated
Capsicums- 1 finely chopped
Tomato - 1 finely chopped
Ginger - finely chopped - 1 tsp
Chillies -1 small finely chopped
Roasted cumin seeds/jeera powder -1/4 tsp
Pepper Powder -1/4 tsp or less

Method

Mix everything together in a bowl. Add lemon juice and salt to taste.

Heat a tsp of oil, add 1/2 tsp of mustard,when mustard splutters, pour it over the salad and mix it. (optional)

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Another Simple Plain Moong Salad

Sprouted Moong -1 cup
Ginger - 1 tbsp finely chopped
Chillie -1 finely chopped

For the seasoning

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Jeera/cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp

Method

Heat a tsp of oil and add mustard and cumin seed .When they sizzle, add ginger and finely chopped green chillies, saute for a seconds and pour it over the sprouted green gram.

Add lemon juice and salt to taste and mix it well.

Garnish with coriander leaves. Enjoy your way to better health.

Note - For those who want to know about sprouting, do check my earlier post on
How to sprout?

These Indian Salads are on its way to the following Events

Show me your Salad event conducted by Divya

Salad Carnival conducted by Bengali cuisine

Meet you all again with a wonderful post, till then it is adieu from Padhu

66 comments:

  1. Sprouted salad looks healthy, colourful and beautiful Padhu..

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  2. Haha what a cute photo! Great way to make children to eat vegetables!

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  3. such a cute looking salad,so healthy too...

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  4. As usual lovely deco...my son saw the pic and ansking me for this...

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  5. Healthy and delicious salad....Nice presentation dear...

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  6. Hi padhu, thanks for visiting my blog and leaving lovely comments too.., first time in your blog, I loved the all the catchy presentations I could see when I came in!!, you have a lovely blog, and the patience to create such lovely presentations!!

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  7. lol that was a cute click and presentation :) very healthy and filling, we must incorporate such recipes in our daily menu.
    TC

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  8. This is so beautiful, cute and healthy! I love it!!

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  9. I like this salad...your salad looks beautiful and yummy..

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  10. Wow! Just love the cute salad,.... and so very healthy!

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  11. very healthy.Trying to incorporate salad in my daughter's food.I should try this creative one

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  12. Well presented...
    I tried ur keerai kootu with spinach and it tasted good..Thanks for sharing the recipe dear.

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  13. Salad luks colorful and I'm sure ur kids must liked the presentation...

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  14. What a healthy and colorful salad. Very gud presentation too.
    Deepa

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  15. Liked your grated carrots and the smiley Padhu.

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  16. happy happy salad bow love the burst of colour.

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  17. such colorful salad, I am sure the kids are gonna love this cute face too.. love it.

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  18. wow..look at that...what a cute presentation...Hope you had a wonderful V day :-)

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  19. such a lovely Smile :). Your presentation is so so gud! very healthy dish!

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  20. Padhu,

    Nice healthy good looking snack

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  21. Thanks for coming back to my blog...love this salad...it is a long time favorite with us in our family.


    Love the cute pic too...will continue to follow your pretty blog.

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  22. nice colorful salad...looks great :)

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  23. sprout salad look so delicious and very healthy for you too! love the presentation!

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  24. How can salad be so cute??? Yet you managed to make it so adorable! (And delicious of course did I forget to mention that?)

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  25. wow..ha ha ha good one dear :) loved the way u presented it :)

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  26. Wow.. i love the presentation!, cute.. and totally healthy salad!!!.. nice one!!:)

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  27. He he he , very beautifully presented !

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  28. Wow, what an adorable salad! I want....hehehe :)

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  29. Healthy salad..nice presentation too.. :)

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  30. Salad looks fantastic!!!very healthy and I love the way you present your dishes..;-))

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  31. very healthy recipe and a cute salad man. :-)

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  32. wow padhu this salad luks very colourful, very healthy indeed...nice combo with simple recipe

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  33. oh, sooooo cute! Now I don't want to dig in to that bowl and spoil that decoration :-)

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  34. Wow looks so colourful. very nice presentation too.

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  35. very cutely presented and colorful salad.

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  36. Thanks for stopping by! Your blog's got lovely pics all over!

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  37. Cute and healthy salad. Love moong dal in any form. Thanks for dropping by.

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  38. hahahahaha, that's a cute way of presenting the dish, nice healthy and mildly seasoned salad, looks delicious and attractive !!!

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  39. awards waiting for u in my blog,,,plz accept them...

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  40. The colorful clown salad! Very pretty as usual ur presentation!

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  41. What a cute way to present the salad. Love it.

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  42. Wow love the cute veggie monster.... Beautiful colors and a kid friendly salad!!!

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  43. Wow that is a cute presentation! Love it!

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  44. I do Love Sprouted anything....so healthy, energizing and snacky ! I love keeping them around, but ofcourse they don't last forever. Sometimes I wish for tinned sprouted lentils, well won't be as healthy but just a thought. Thanks for Padhu for stopping by my blog! YOU ARE VERY KIND :D

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  45. Looks too delicious n simple dear.. Of course a very healthy salad too..As always lovely presentation!

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  46. Hi
    You have an award awaiting in my blog. Pls accpect it.

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  47. Healthy and tasty salad. Awesome presntation.

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  48. Thanks for visiting Panchamrutham & 4 ur kind words...
    First time 2 ur Awesome Space here....Each presentation is so unique & colorful...Keep adding more...!!!
    Adding u 2 my blogroll...will b visiting often ...
    regards
    deepti

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  49. Healthy salad with a wonderful presentation!!!!
    Kindly accept the award dear

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  50. Hi. A simple salad when presented insuch a nice way can be so inviting.

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  51. I think your salad would make someone who did not like salads an instant convert! Thanks for the info and I will go check your post on sprouted dal

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  52. You do the cutest things on your blog!

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  53. love ur presentation! that is really cool!

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  54. Can I cook the sprouted moong a little bit and then use in the salad? Would cooking affect the nutritional value?

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    1. Yes, you can steam it a little and add it. Steaming will not affect the nutritional value much.

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