3 healthy salad recipes with desi ingredients | The Times of India


If you are aiming to lose weight, then this sprouts salad will become your best friend. All you need to do is soak moong dal until it sprouts well and then use it to make a salad. Sprouts are quite high on protein and very low on calories, which makes them an ideal weight loss meal.

Ingredients required- 1 cup sprouted moong dal, ½ onion, 1 cucumber, 1 tomato, 1 tbsp lemon juice, ½ tsp black pepper powder, ¼ tsp chaat masala and black salt as per taste.


  • Take sprouted moong dal and add it to a pressure cooker. Add ¼ cup water and give one whistle.
  • Release the pressure and drain all the water. Wash the cooked sprouts under cold running water.
  • Collect the sprouts in a bowl. Add chopped onion, cucumber, tomato, lemon juice, black pepper powder, chaat masala and salt.
  • Give a nice mix and serve immediately. (image credits- istock)

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