Mung Bean & Tofu Salad Recipe With Sweet Potatoes, Cucumbers & Tomatoes

A healthy and light refreshing summer salad

Padma Veeranki
Mung Bean & Tofu Salad Recipe With Sweet Potatoes, Cucumbers & Tomatoes
240 ratings.

Mung Bean & Tofu Salad Recipe is a healthy twist to much-loved sprouts chaat. Sprouted mung beans have proven health benefits - an extremely rich protein base with added tofu for extra nutrition. This colourful, spicy, tangy, nutritious dish and can be served as a snack or as a side for a no-fuss lunch when you haven’t had the time to make any other vegetables. Health, taste and nutrition all packed in one - this salad recipe is a keeper.

Serve the Mung Bean & Tofu Salad along with Cream of Celery Soup for a weeknight dinner.

You can also try some other delicious salad recipes packed with superfoods such as: 

  1. Carrot Beet Amaranth Super Salad
  2. Chopped Spinach and Pomegranate Salad
  3. Beetroot Salad Recipe with Mixed Greens & Feta Cheese

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Green Moong Sprouts
  • 1/2 cup Tofu , cubed
  • 1/2 cup Sweet Potato , cubed, (boiled and peeled)
  • 1/4 cup Onions
  • 1/4 cup Cucumber , chopped
  • 6 Cherry tomatoes , quartered
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Green Chutney (Coriander & Mint)
  • 1 teaspoon Sweet Chutney (Date & Tamarind)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice , divided
  • Dry masalas
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • For garnish
  • Fresh Pomegranate Fruit Kernels
  • Sev , (optional)
  • 2 to 3 Lettuce leaves , to serve

How to make Mung Bean & Tofu Salad Recipe With Sweet Potatoes, Cucumbers & Tomatoes

  1. To begin making the Mung Bean & Tofu Salad with sweet potatoes, cucumbers and tomatoes, first place a pan on the heat.

  2. Add 1/2 teaspoon of oil, add in the sprouted mung beans and saute them well, on a medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Once they are just tossed slightly, transfer them into a bowl.

  3. In the same pan add another ½ teaspoon of oil and add the cubed tofu. Stir fry gently till slightly brown on all sides.Turn off the heat, add ½ teaspoon of lime juice and toss.

  4. Then, combine all the masalas under “Dry Masalas” in a small bowl. Sprinkle a generous pinch of the masalas into the tofu and toss well. Set aside till later use.

  5. In a salad bowl add sautéed sprouts, stir fried and spiced tofu, and the rest of the chopped vegetables.

  6. Add the green chutney and sweet chutney to the salad, add extra lime juice and a pinch of the dry masala mix over it and toss well once more, will well combined.

  7. Arrange lettuce leaves like cups in a platter and scoop spoonfuls of the salad onto them, garnished with pomegranate arils and sev (optional) if you wish to.

  8. Serve the Mung Bean & Tofu Salad along with Cream of Celery Soup for a weeknight dinner.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 12 October 2017 14:17
     
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