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Lentil Salad

Lentils and Pulses provide fibre and proteins and are low in fat , these beans make an excellent High Protein Salad,, which is more like a chat.
Course Salad
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup red kidney beans boiled
  • 1/2 cup black eyed beans boiled
  • 1/2 cup chick peas boiled
  • 1/2 cup moong beans sprouted ,raw or boiled
  • 1 cucumber cut into small cubes
  • 1 small onion chopped finely
  • 1 tomato cubed
  • 2-3 green chilly finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate pearls
  • leaves Coriander roughly chopped

Dressing

  • leaves Mint roughly torn
  • 1/4 tsp black salt
  • 1/4 tsp yellow chilly powder
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Mix all beans and chill for about 30 minutes.
  • Mix all ingredients under dressing in a glass jar and shake well . Keep in the freezer till you finish mixing the salad.
  • Mix all beans , cucumbers, onions and tomatoes .
  • Pour the dressing and coriander leaves . Mix again.
  • Check for salt and flavors. Adjust according to taste.
  • Garnish with pomegranate pearls .