Sprouts,Veggies & Bhel Salad

This is a salad that is a burst of flavors and textures.Very simple to put together and yet very filling.This a nice way to make children eat salads.

I have used a mixture of red capsicum,green capsicum,peas,onions that are lightly sauteed and fresh moong sprouts are added later to the puffed rice...

I used:

Puffed rice- 1 cup
Capsicum[red and green] - 1/2 each,chopped
Onion- 1,small,chopped
Frozen peas- a handful
Moong sprouts- A handful
Sambar powder- 1 teaspoon
Salt a pinch[if needed]

  1. In a pan put in puffed rice and sambar powder.Roast on low heat till the puffed rice id heated through,maybe 8-10 minutes.If you make a large batch,let it cook completely and store in an air tight container.Use as and when required.
  2. Similarly, saute onion,capsicum,peas in a pan for a couple of minutes.I did not add oil.Just sauteed it on low flame for sometime.The vegetables were still crunchy.This step is optional.
  3. In a bowl take the puffed rice.Fold in the vegetables,and salt if using
  4. Transfer to a serving dish and generously sprinkle moon sprouts and serve garnished with coriander / mint leaves.

This is a very filling snack / salad

Sending this simple salad to Pari's Only event , this month hosted by Prathiba with the theme Salads.

This day that year...

2010 - Sambar Sadham- An easy breezy one pot meal with rice,lentils and veggies.

Kosambari with a twist- A 'no seasoning' version of the traditional lentil salad

Check out what my fellow marathoners are up to today...Srivalli,Monika, Jayasree , Priya Suresh, Azeema, Priya Srinivasan, Reva,Ayeesha , Soumya , Veena and Usha

Bon Appetit...


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