Moong sprouts are low in calories and contain Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B, High fiber and have several benefits. They are crisp and thus taste good as a salad as well as a bhel. Both bhel, as well as the salad, are a good option for breaking your fast too

Moong Sprout Salad

Ingredients (for 1 serving)
1/2 cup moong sprout
1/2 cup iceberg lettuce
1 tomato cubed
1/2 onion cubed
1/2 capsicum cubes
For dressing: Olive oil, lemon, ground pepper & salt (Variant 1)
Mayonaise, Oregano, salt (Variant 2)


Mix all ingredients and just before eating make the dressing either of the variants and mix it in the salad

Moong Sprout Bhel

Ingredients (for 1 serving)
1/2 cup moong sprout
1 potato boiled and cubed
1/2 onion finely chopped
1 tbsp sev
1 crisp poori
Tamarind chutney
Green Chutney (grind a handful of coriander, 1 green chilly, 2 garlic cloves, and few drops of lemon)


Mix moong, potatoes & onion. Add salt to taste, sprinkle jeera(cumin) powder and red chilly powder(if you like it spicy). Add 2 tbsp of tamarind chutney, 1 tbsp of green chutney and mix well. Add a sprinkle of sev and crisp poori and serve

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I am a stay at home mom, having worked in the software technology services space for over 10 years. In my professional life I used to enforce quality standards like CMMi & Six Sigma to make developers and testers jobs easier & process oriented.In my current stint I am using similar techniques coupled with age old wisdom from my mom and grand mom to make our living healthier and medicine free. To start any new stint it helps if you read and train and so I got myself a diploma in Naturopathy from Mumbai.

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