Masoor Salad - add spouted salads to kids meals!

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
2 persons

Masoor dal, like other whole pulses is a natural source of proteins. It is had in most households prepared as a dal. You could try having it as a salad as well. Even better when sprouted, as in this recipe. This recipe combines the sprouted dal with a coconut based dressing, but you could diversify and add a Mexican taste by using tomato salsa.

A tasty way to add sprouts to your kids intake! Sprouts are live foods rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre.

  • Masoor: ½ cup (sprouted and steamed)
  • Potato: 1 small (cut lengthwise and steamed)
  • Tomato/Cucumber/Onion: 1 each (small/cut lengthwise)
  • Coriander Leaves: 1 tbsp (finely chopped)

For the dressing:

  • Coconut: 1 tbsp (grated)
  • Tamarind paste: 1 tsp
  • Coriander Seeds: 1 tbsp (roasted)
  • Red Chilly :1 whole.

Make the dressing:

Grind all above ingredients for the dressing, with a little tamarind pulp water and salt to make your dressing.

Make the salad:

  • Mix all the ingredients together with the dressing in a large round salad bowl.
  • Garnish with coriander.
  • Substitute Masoor with rajma! OR substitute with tomato Salsa instead of the above dressing to get a new Mexican twist.

Eating guide:

  • Food group: Legumes
  • Sprouts are live foods! a powerhouse of nourishment
  • So add it liberally to meals especially for growing kids or someone recovering from an illness
  • You can sprout any of the whole daals such as moong,moth, kali malka masoor. And then there is peanut!

Image credit for title pic:

Disclaimer: The health journeys, blogs, videos and all other content on Wellcure is for educational purposes only and is not to be considered a ‘medical advice’ ‘prescription’ or a ‘cure’ for diseases. Any specific changes by users, in medication, food & lifestyle, must be done under the guidance of licensed health practitioners. The views expressed by the users are their personal views and Wellcure claims no responsibility for them.

Related Post
Scan QR code to download Wellcure App
'Come-In-Unity' Plan