Sprouted green Moong dal chat is a healthy take on the popular street chats from India. Chaat is very popular savory street food from India. The combination of sweet and spice, combined with fresh ingredients makes up for a lip smacking snack. Green moong dal has high fiber content and is packed with protein.
Chats are very popular savory street food in India, usually made with potatoes, puffed rice, papdi, samosa, vada and many more. What makes these chats so tasty are the toppings are the chutneys we add. The savory, sweet and tangy taste makes these chaats irresistible
Chats are extremely popular as a evening snack in Indian sub continent. some of the popular chats are bhel puri, samosa chat, aloo chat, papri chat, ragda patties, sev puri and many more. Sprouted green moong dal chat is a healthy take on these chat recipes. The sprouted green moong dal are tossed with fresh onion, tomato, carrot, coriander leaves and sweet and spicy chutneys. They are finally topped with crunchy peanuts. They are quiet filling and keeps you full for a long time.
Making the Green Moong Dal Sprouts-
To make the moong beans sprouts, wash the beans and soak over night. Next day drain all the water, transfer the dal to a container and close with a lid. Keep the dal in a dark place. after a day open the lid and if the dal looks dry, sprinkle some water and place it back for the dal to sprout. In a day you should have the sprouts. If you prefer long sprouts, leave it for another half day.
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Sprouted Green Moong Dal Chaat
- 1.5 cups green moong dal sprouts
- ¼ cup chopped onion
- 2 tbsp grated carrot
- ⅓ cup chopped tomato
- cumin seeds
- 2 tbsp chopped coriander
- 2 tbsp chopped green mango (or green apple)
- 2 tbsp masala peanuts
- 1 teaspoon coriander chutney
- ½ teaspoon tamarind date chutney
- ¼ – ⅛ tea spoon red chilly powder
- ¼ teaspoon chat masala
- 2 teaspoon lemon juice
- Salt to taste
- In a bowl add the sprouts, followed by all the other ingredients.
- Gently mix. Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.serve topped with some crunchy peanuts.
- Serve this healthy chaat topped with crunchy peanuts.