Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Moong salad

My favorite healthy, protein rich dish. If I have taste rich dish like this, I don't need anything else.

Category :Vegan, low-Fat, Gluten free
 Preparation Time : 5 min. 
Cooking time : 5 min.
 Skill level : Easy
Serves : 4

Ingredients :
2 c cooked moong beans
1 ts ghee or vegan butter plus more to taste
Red chili
1 ts Cumin
1 ts Turmeric
1/2 ts Asafoetida
1 ts red chili powder
1 ts coriander powder
1 ts cumin powder
1 ts spicy green chili, Finely cut
1/4 c white onion, Finely cut
1/4 c tomato, Finely cut
2 tbs lemon juice
1/4 c apple , Finely cut
1/4 c pomegranate seeds
1/4 c raw mango, finely diced
1/4 c grapes quartered
1 tbs cilantro, finely chopped
1 tbs vegan sugar

1. Heat ghee on medium heat.
2. Add cumin seeds and red chili.
3. After 1/2 min. add asafoetida, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric and cumin powder.
4. Roast for 1/2 min more at low heat.
5. Add moong and salt. 
6. Mix well. Turn the heat off.
7. Mix other ingredients, gently.
8. Serve.

*For Jain preparation omit the onions.
*For adding crunch you can add 1 crushed khakhara(crispy bread) or Sev(horse gram noodles).