Desi Moong Salad
Yields: 4 Serving
Prep Time: 8 Hours
Cook Time: 5 Mins
Total Time: 8 Hours 5 Mins
Whole green grams (sabut moong) 1 cup
Mustard oil 1 tablespoon
Zucchini cut into roundels and halved 1 small
Yellow zucchini cut into roundels and halved 1 small
Sweet corn kernels boiled 1/4 cup
Red capsicum diced 1 small
Yellow capsicum diced 1 small
Green capsicum diced 1 small
Cucumber diced 1 small
Cherry tomatoes halved 5-6
Black olives pitted and halved 5-6
Lettuce leaves 8-10
Mustard oil 2 tablespoons
Mustard paste 1 tablespoon
Sugar a pinch
Crushed black peppercorns to taste
Salt to taste
Lemon juice 1 tablespoon
Roasted peanuts crushed 2 tablespoons
White sesame seeds roasted 2 teaspoons
Step 1.Take Tata Sampann Whole Moong and wash it with sufficient water for 2-3 minutes. Soak for 3-4 hours and transfer onto a muslin cloth and set aside for 4-5 hours.
Step 2.Heat mustard oil in a non-stick grill pan and brush it evenly. Add green zucchini, and yellow zucchini and cook till grill marks appear.
Step 3.Transfer the moong in a large bowl, add sweet corn, green capsicum, yellow capsicum, red capsicum, cucumber, cherry tomatoes and black olives and mix well.
Step 4.Roughly chop lettuce leaves and add into the same bowl.
Step 5.For the dressing, add mustard oil in a jar, add mustard paste, sugar, crushed black peppercorns, salt and lemon juice. Place the lid on and shake till well combined.
Step 6.Add the grilled zucchinis in the same bowl and add peanuts and sesame seeds and drizzle ¾ of the dressing on top and toss the salad till well combined.
Step 7.Transfer into a serving bowl and garnish with roasted peanuts and olives. Drizzle the remaining dressing on top.
Step 8.Serve immediately.