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Sprouts Salad Recipe with step by step photos. Moong sprouts salad is a very easy, tasty as well as a very healthy salad recipe. Low Fat, Gluten Free and Vegan Recipe.

This salad made from moong sprouts is specially good for people who does not have much time for cooking or who does not know much about cooking specially college goers who are studying in a hostel or staying away from family for job or studies. An excellent recipe for the summers.

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Although you can get ready-made sprouted moong beans from the market. But it is always better and healthy to sprout moong beans at home. i have already written a detailed post on How to sprout moong beans at home.

Once the moong beans have been sprouted then we have a quick salad recipe in hand and we can easily flavor it as per your taste. You can be really innovative in making this salad spicy, crunchy, tangy or sweet. much is possible with sprouted moong beans. They are often added in some Indian recipes like pani puri or bhel puri or usal or dahi papdi chaat.

In this sprouts salad recipe, we need to steam or boil the sprouts Till they are completely cooked. The water which we use to boil sprouts is generally discarded. But that water is very healthy and can be used for cooking or can be given to your plants or herbs which you are growing in your kitchen garden. If you want the moong sprouts to be crunchy then you can even keep it half cooked.

Variations you can make in sprouts salad

  1. I usually add finely chopped onion, tomato, green chilli and sprinkle black salt and few drops of lemon on it. This is how I often make this salad for breakfast. Oh yes, this is the only salad which we have for breakfast.
  2. You can also add boiled potatoes in addition to onions and tomatoes. You can also substitute boiled potatoes with boiled sweet potatoes.
  3. If you want a sweet salad then add fruits and dry fruits of your choice. citrus fruits like orange and sweet lime will go very well with moong sprouts. Other fruits you can add are pomegranate or mangoes.
  4. You can also boost the nutritive value of this salad by adding roasted peanuts or seeds like sunflower, sesame and pumpkin.

How to make moong sprouts salad

1. First you have to Sprout the moong beans.

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2. Once the moong sprouts are ready, rinse them in water.

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3. Either steam or boil them till the moong sprouts are completely cooked. you can even keep it half cooked if you want a crunchy taste.

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4. Then drain the water from the cooked moong sprouts.

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5. Measure all the ingredients and keep ready for making moong sprouts salad.

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Making sprouts salad

6. Take 2 cups of steamed or boiled moong sprouts in a big bowl or vessel.

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7. Add 1 small sized finely chopped onion and 1 medium sized finely chopped tomato.

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8. Next add 1 finely chopped green chili and 1 boiled potato (optional).

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9. Then add ¼ teaspoon red chili powder (or cayenne pepper) and ½ or 1 teaspoon chaat masala (optional).

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10. Stir very well.

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11. Lastly, season with salt and pour 1 teaspoon lemon juice or as required. Mix well.

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12. Garnish with coriander leaves.

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12. Serve moong sprout salad immediately with few lemon wedges.

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Sprouts Salad

4.77 from 17 votes
Moong sprouts salad is easy, tasty and healthy salad recipe of moong beans sprout.
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Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:20 mins
Total Time:20 mins
Course:side dish
Servings (change the number to scale):2
(1 CUP = 250 ML)


  • 2 cups of sprouted moong beans
  • 1 small or medium sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium size tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli - finely chopped, optional
  • ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder or ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ or 1 teaspoon chaat masala (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice or as required
  • 1 boiled potato or boiled sweet potato - optional - finely chopped
  • few coriander leaves for garnishing
  • lemon slices for garnishing
  • rock salt or black salt as required


Boiling moong sprouts

  • First you have to sprout the moong beans
  • Once the moong sprouts are ready, rinse them in water.
  • Then either steam it or boil them till the sprouts are completely cooked.
  • You can even keep it half cooked if you want a crunchy taste.
  • Then strain the cooked sprouts.

Making moong sprouts salad

  • Take 2 cups of steamed or boiled moong sprouts in a big bowl or vessel.
  • Add 1 small sized finely chopped onion and 1 medium sized finely chopped tomato.
  • Next add 1 finely chopped green chili (hari mirch). Also add 1 boiled potato (optional).
  • Then add ¼ teaspoon red chili powder (or cayenne pepper) and ½ or 1 teaspoon chaat masala (optional). stir very well.
  • Lastly, season with salt and pour 1 teaspoon lemon juice or as required. Mix well.
  • Garnish the salad with coriander leaves and lemon slices..
  • Serve sprouts salad immediately.

Nutrition Info (approximate values)

Nutrition Facts
Sprouts Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 136
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1283mg56%
Potassium 820mg23%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 585IU12%
Vitamin C 43mg52%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 6.4mg36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Dassana Amitnamaste and welcome to vegrecipesofindia.com which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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43 comments/reviews

  1. So delicious and wonderful recipe

  2. This salad works well as a mid morning snack for me especially in this hot weather.I skipped the potato,but added finely chopped cabbage and grated carrot.Also love the variations that you have suggested.4 stars

    • thanks winnie. yes various raw vegetables can be added to make the salad more healthier. salads are so good in this hot weather.

  3. Hi,

    Can I carry this sprouted veges in my lunch box with all these garnishing??? Will it stay in the same condition as in the morning one???5 stars

    • sunayna, you can carry the sprouts salad in the tiffin. just avoid adding onions and they release a lot of water and their aroma also changes after some hours. or you can less onions.

  4. Hi,
    Can we use the sprouted moong raw or do we need to steam/boil?


    • its always better to steam or cook the sprouted moong beans.

  5. You just made cooking so easy! 🙂 . Thought this was one of the toughest job..but seems cool, easy and fun! How can I subscribe to your mail list? I would be glad to receive new recipes…

    And at last, thank you for this awesome site!!!

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  6. I’m a school going girl and i m found of cooking I have tried alot of dishes from your blog and seriously everyone loved them :)?? you are an amazing writer !!

    • thankyou so much disha 🙂 and wish you all the best.

  7. ur ol d receipes vch i hv tried r simply yummy n easy , vneva i feel lyk tryin ny new dish i olwys go thru ur receipe thnx n kp it up5 stars

    • thankyou so much bina 🙂 and you are welcome.

  8. very easy and heathy salad Thank You

  9. Love ol ur receipes dassana…Ol r yummy…

    • thanks komal

  10. Very simple and I loved it. I used your recipe’s in my college practical..

    • thanks jasmina. glad to know

  11. This is a very useful site. I tried some recipes like besan ka laddoo, jeera rice etc and my friends loved those foods. Thanks Amitji….5 stars

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  13. thank you ! I love it very much .

    • welcome rajat

  14. Thanks,
    Best part is you have made it very simple. Thanks a lot.

    • welcome prashant

  15. Very useful easy tasty quick salad

    • thanks radha

  16. Just a quick thank you for your comprehensive and delicious recipes. Thrilled to have found your blog!


    • welcome indira. keep visiting the blog.

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    can I get regular mails of new recipes.

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  18. Hey…..I m Nahid and I use ur recipe in my school practica n I got full marks…thanks Dassana 4 this recipe

    • welcome nahid

  19. Amazing recipe…already tried & tested… Sprouts are actually very good for health & are powerhouse of nutrients.4 stars

  20. Thanks for making simple

    • thanks arifa

  21. Hi
    Thank you for this easy and nutritious sprouts salad…i steam the sprouts and top it with some roasted peanuts…comes out great and is very filling.

    • adding roasted peanuts is a good idea ashwini.

  22. I’m a veggie and i see many things here. Will try this in 2 days.. by that time sprouts should be ready 🙂5 stars

  23. Hi Dassana,

    I love sprout salads/ koshimbirs and this one looks awesome and tempting. Wish I could just have it through the pics.

    By the way, can u let me know how have u boiled the moong? If we pressure cook them, they don’t turn out like these. They become kind of lumps and lose the green colour as well. Please advice.



    • hi suruchi. firstly thanks. secondly i just cooked the sprouts in an open pan in some water to which some salt has been added. it did not take long to cook them. you can also cover the pan and cook them. i generally don’t pressure cook sprouts. i always cook them in an open pan. here i have used both moong sprouts as well as moth/matki sprouts. i just love moth sprouts and i have to have them at least in a week either in salads, bhel or usal.

      • Thanks Dassana! I will try the same 🙂

        • Wow!! i love this5 stars