Sprouts salad is a quick and tasty salad made with mung beans sprouts , gets ready under 10 minutes and is excellent source of Iron and Protein.
Mung bean sprout salad is nutritious and gives your health a boost. This salad helps to increase your hemoglobin levels naturally within 2 weeks when you have regularly.
Bean salads are wholesome on its own and it's excellent source of protein, Vit C and iron. I often add a small portion of bean salad like Kidney Bean salad, Chickpea salad and even Peanut salad along with some fresh fruit juices like Pomegranate juice, Papaya oats milk shake and Carrot-Apple Juice , ABC Juice into my breakfast .
We'll without wasting much of your time , let me brief you on how this mung bean sprouts salad helps to boost health .
About this recipe
Sprouted mung beans and pomegranate are well known combination that has been followed from years to increase the hb levels naturally . Since my childhood , I have grown up eating this salad.
Going forward ,I add black raisins , dates and beets to this salad to deliver what it claims . I recommend this bean sprout salad to most of my clients as it boosts health. Its wholesome meal on its own and a great way to kick start the day.
In India , most of them are habituated to eat mung sprouts salads for breakfast , with desired vegetables and seasoning . But this particular sprout salad recipe specially curated to cure anemia naturally. It helps to produce red blood cells . Consuming ½ cup (71 cals) of this salad in your breakfast is sure to increase hb levels.
You can just add this 4 tablespoon of salad along with your breakfast or eat 1 complete bowl . If you are on a weight loss diet or have complaints of hair fall or feels lethargic and tired all time , low hb levels then this sprouts salad is just meant for you ! Try this from today and check all the goodness , it does for your body!
This sprouts salad is simple and easy to make , no extra added fat , tastes delicious , low on calories and nutritious
Moong sprouts are kind of superfood because it contains a good amount of low-fat protein, dietary fiber, potassium, manganese, magnesium, calcium, iron, folate and several vitamins.
Helps in weight loss as it is rich in fibre and low in calories. The presence of a good amount of protein also helps in weight loss and also makes the stomach feel fuller for a longer period of time
Good source of plant protein helps to build and repair muscles.
Also mung beans are rich in iron , potassium and magnesium. These three nutrients helps to keep the heart rate normal and keeps the blood pressure at check apart from other benefits.
It also has anti-inflammatory properties , rich in fibre and helps to maintain good digestive health.
Mung Bean Sprouts or green gram sprouts are the main ingredients here. Homemade sprouts are best , just make sure to rinse well before using in the recipe . One day germinated sprouts are best for this recipe as its nutrionally dense.
Pomegranate and Beets - These two ruby reds helps a lot in producing RBC , so no compromise here.
Black Raisins or Monukka raisins contain natural anti-oxidants and are rich in iron. They help eliminate impurities from blood, reduce blood pressure, hair loss, keep anemia at bay. Hence its must here in this recipe . If its not available , you can use golden raisins too as an alternative.
Dry Dates - I recommend to use soaked dry dates here . Soaked dry dates will be lightly hard and chewy as compared to soft dates. This gives a slight crunch to the salad.
Other ingredients - Salt , cumin powder, pepper powder , green chilies, coriander leaves and lime juice , all these adds flavors and taste to salad.
You can add any chopped onions , grated carrots and cabbage also to make more of a veggie salad.
Incase if you have a week gut and if your body feels gassy to beans , then in such cases you can always steam sprouted mung beans and follow the recipe.
How to make sprouts salad
Soak dry dates in water for 1-2 hour or overnight. Cut open, remove seeds, chop and set aside.
Homemade sprouts are always best . Make sure to rinse sprouts before using it in any recipe.
Into a mixing bowl add sprouted mung beans, pomegranate arils, black raisins, chopped dates, beet juliennes , green chili and coriander leaves.
To season , add salt , pepper , cumin powder and lime juice
Mix well everything and consume mung bean sprout salad instantly!
Sprouts Salad Recipe
- 1 cup Sprouted Mung bean
- ½ cup Pomegranate arils
- 2 tablespoon Black Raisins
- 4 no’s Dry Dates - soaked
- ¼ cup Beet - julienne
- 1 green chilli - chopped
- 2 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves
- ½ lime juice - freshly squeezed
- ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder
- Black salt to taste
- Pepper powder to taste
- Soak dry dates in water for 1-2 hour or overnight. Cut open dates , remove seeds, chop and set aside.
- Into a mixing bowl add sprouted mung beans, pomegranate arils, black raisins, chopped dates, beet jullienes , green chilli and coriander leaves.
- To season , add salt , pepper , cumin powder and lime juice
- Mix well everything and serve.
- Homemade sprouts are always best .
- Make sure to rinse sprouts before using it in any recipe.
- One day germinated sprouts are best for this recipe.
- I have made this with 1 cup of Sprouted Moong Beans. You can easily scale up or down this recipe .
How to store left outs ?
I always recommend to make this salad fresh and finish it . Though it doesn't spoil , from nutrition view point, it's better to consume fresh. Incase if you still have left over , store in air tight container and refrigerate. While serving , microwave for 20 seconds and serve.
Can I give this to Diabetic patients ?
Yes, of course you can. Diabetic patients can consume up to 2 tablespoon of raisins daily but moderation is always the key , don't overdo it. As it includes dates too , if serving for diabetic patients you can reduce dates and adapt this sprouts salad recipe.
Which is the best time to have this salad?
Morning breakfast is best . But for snacking , I would rather recommend for mid morning snack than for evening (4.00pm) snack. Because few may feel gassy and bloating ,when had during evening snacks.
Within how many days , HB levels increases ?
In general cases within 14 days you'll start noticing the changes but 45 days are highly recommended. But ,please note each individual and each body is different, it works differently.