Monday, September 7, 2015

Quinoa Moong salad

Back to school!!! isnt it too early to be away for few hrs from kids ? Vacation is always fun with kids. But its time for them to learn more exciting things in school. I wish i could go to school , I love study, new books, stationary and specially Uniform ,which is no longer here in public school. 

After funfilled vacation in New york and toronto now back to normal diet regime . what do you say?
Too much junk food and outdoor eating is not good for me. well not for anyone if you are really into healthy lifestyle.

Everytime I goto Costco, I love to find new salad . I have  tried few and now I feel like its worth to make them at home. Balanced oil and salt proportion is different if you make them at home. So finally I have decided to make them at home.

Quinoa is the best grains to cook so easily. Sometimes , you have to just watch how you are preparing it becasue instruction on pack wont justified the amount of water, oh in my case :(

Green moong is my favortie lentils. Sprouted , boiled or cooked in any form they are so delicious and healthy. Salad, soup, curry, chilli , sandwich , chat, you name it , they are so easy to toss and assemble in any recipes.

So , I have made this salad and I am telling you the truth is its totally awesome. and I liked it because I have added black salt. Taste like chat.

Easy to make.

Ingredients (serves 4):

1/4 cup Quinoa
1 cup Green moong
2 small mini cucumbers
3 small sweet baby bell peppers
7 seedless red grapes
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon Black salt
Chopped cilantro
Chopped parsely


  1. In boiling of 1 1/2 cup water , add 1/4 cup Quinoa and cover it at medium heat.
  2. In medium pot boil 3 cups of water and add pinch of salt .
  3. Add washed Green moong in boiling water and let it boiled untill tander but not over cooked
  4. Drain excess water from moong and dont throw away. you can drink or use in any gravy. its healthy drink.
  5. Once Quinoa is cooked fully and all water absorbed, keep it in seperate bowl .
  6. Cut bell peppers in to small pieces. try to get all different colors of peppers to make your salad colorful.
  7. Cut cucumbers in small pieces as well.
  8. Cut grapes in to pieces.
  9. In big salad bowl mix everything together and add black salt, olive oil and lemon juice .

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