Saturday, July 17, 2010

Quinoa Salad with Moong Dal


Quinoa (Red or White) - 1/2 cup
Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
Carrot - 2 (shredded)
Tomato - 1 (Pulp taken out and diced)
Ground Black Pepper - 1 tsp or to taste
Lemon Juice - from one lemon
Salt - to taste
Fresh Coriander - 2 tsp
Water - 1 cup


  1. Soak the moong dal in water for two hours.
  2. Wash and cook Quinoa in 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker or on a stove top until tender.
  3. Let it cool.
  4. Drain the moong dal completely and add it to the cooked quinoa along with the shredded carrots, diced tomatoes, black pepper, salt, lemon juice and fresh coriander.
  5. Toss well and serve.


  1. Latha, that is simply nutritious, healthy and beautiful looking salad. Please do send it to "let's sprout" event, check the details on the left side event list bar on my blog.

  2. Hi Latha, First time here...a healthy salad..veg kurma without onion sounds great !! Visit my blog when u r free


  3. Such a healthy and filling salad, love it..

  4. so healthy and yummy looking salad dear.. wonderful medley of colours.

  5. beautiful salad, healthy and yummy as well

  6. wow colorful and healthy .. no need to say looks so delicious.. really good one latha

  7. Lovely clicks and good recipe. Nice to be here, best wishes.

  8. Very healthy and yum salad, love the combination of moong and quinoa :-)


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