Monday, 10 February 2014

Sprouted Mung Chaat (Sprouted Beans Indian Style Healthy Salad)

Sprouted mung beans provide a nutritious and protein rich base for this snack. Your stomach and your mind will be satisfied to have this guilt-free snack.

Serves: 4

  • Sprouted mung beans– 2 cups
  • Onion, chopped  – 1 large
  • Tomato, chopped – 2 medium
  • Potato, boiled and small cubed- 1 (optional)
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped- a handful
  • Lime Juice – 1 tbsp or to taste
  • Tamarind Chutney – 2 tbsp
  • Mint chutney- 2 tbsp or some chopped mint leaves.
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tsp or your personal like
  • Rock salt or/and Black salt – to taste
  • Chaat Masala – 2 tsp
  • Fine Sev – for garnish (optional)
  • Khakara- for serving (optional)


  • Steam or microwave sprouted mung beans for 3 to 5 minutes or saute with little oil.
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl mix all of the above except the sev and khakara.
  • Mix well and garnish with sev as a right before eating. Sprinkle some chat masala on it.
  • Serve with Indian nachos, oh it's khakara.


  • To make it healthier – skip sev, it tastes great even without it.
  • You may use raw sprouts if you like.
  • You may use 1 tbsp of finely chopped raw mango or pomegranate seeds (anardana) or both. 
  • You may use cucumber. 
  • You may use this salad for sandwich filling. 

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