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Salad Mung Bean

Mung Bean Salad


  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
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Ingredients

  • 100g (½ cup) dried green mung beans
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ cucumber
  • 5 spring onions
  • 5ml (1 tsp) sea salt
  • 2.5ml (½ tsp) black pepper
  • 2.5ml (½ tsp) ground cumin
  • Pinch of red chilli powder
  • Juice of ½ lime

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, soak the mung beans in water for at least 6 hours or overnight. The water should be about 2.5cm (1in) above the beans.
  2. When soaked, drain the water, place the mung beans in a steamer and steam for 30 minutes until soft.
  3. While the mung beans are steaming, chop the rest of the salad ingredients into small cubes and place in a serving dish.
  4. In order to make the salad dressing, mix the salt, pepper, cumin, chilli and lime in a small bowl.
  5. Remove the mung beans from the steamer, leave to cool and then add to the chopped salad.
  6. Add the dressing, toss to combine, and enjoy straight away.

  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Steam
  • Cuisine: indian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 158
  • Sugar: 3.6 g
  • Sodium: 544 mg
  • Fat: 10.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.7 g
  • Protein: 3.8 g