Moong Sprouts Salad

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Sprouts are germinated seeds. Sprouts are tremendous source of digestive enzymes; they are also rich in amino acids, vitamins, proteins etc. They can be easily made at home....

moong sprouts

(serves 4)

  • Moong beans ½ cup

  • Cucumber  1 medium

  • Boiled potato 1
  • Tomato     1 medium
  • Green chili           1
  • Chopped coriander leaves  1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • salt      1 tsp or according to taste
  • Red chili powder   ¼ tsp


Chopped onions can be added if you like.

Method of preparation

  • Clean, wash and soak the whole moong beans overnight in two cups of water.

To make sprouts

  • Remove the water from the soaked moong beans, and keep them in the warm place in a covered container for a day. Moong beans start germinating very quickly, and you will notice small sprouts germinate in couple of hours.If you want longer sprouts keep them for longer time period( may be one/ two days depending on the weather). Do not forget to wash the seeds twice a day to avoid any infection.
moong sprouts

Tip : In winters, keep the containers close to heating duct or radiator.

moong sprouts in a container

To serve

  • Wash, peel off and chop the cucumber finely. Wash and chop tomato finely. Peel off boiled potato and chop finely.
  • Remove the stem, wash and finely chop the green chili.
  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

Moong sprout salad is ready to serve.

This salad can be served in the morning breakfast, with the meals or in between the meals.