Combination of sprouts with chopped fruits and vegetables increases their nutritional value.
Salad # 1 -Moong sprouts with fruits
Fruits of your choice (chopped)
Fresh orange juice – 2 tbsp
Mung sprouts – fistful
Tomato -half (seeds removed and chopped)
Salt and pepper powder to taste
Just toss all the above ingredients in a bowl just before serving
Salad #2 – Sprouts with oranges and honey
Orange – 1
Honey – 2 tsp (avoid sugar as much as possible)
Sprouts – handful
Peel the oranges, remove the seeds and the outer skin. Take the orange segments alone.
Mix everything in a bowl before serving. You can serve chilled also.
Salad #3 – Sprouts with vegetables
Pepper powder to taste
Lemon juice and salt to taste
There are no specific measurements. You can add more or less of vegetables according to your preferences.Mix all the vegetables in a bowl. Add salt, pepper powder and lemon juice to taste. This can be had even as a side dish for pulaos.
Salad #4 -How to prepare sprout salad (plain)
Even if you do not have any fresh vegetables or fruits at home, you can still make a salad with plain green grams sprouts or moong dal sprouts.
Mung sprouts – 1 cup
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli -1
Ginger finely chopped – 1 tsp
Salt and fresh lemon juice to taste
Heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add finely chopped green chilli and ginger. Saute for few seconds and add to the mung sprouts. Add salt and lemon juice to taste. Mix well and serve with rice or enjoy as such.