Friday, August 3, 2018

Posted by Mala at 12:00:00 AM 4 comments
This is absolutely a summer salad, very very healthy. It has dates in it, and also the whole green gram dhal.
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Dates - 2-3, finely chopped
Red bell pepper - 1/2, chopped
Green bell pepper - 1/2, chopped
Mint leaves- 1/4 cup, washed and chopped
Watermelon - 1/2 cup, chopped
Pomegranate arils - 1/2 cup
Cooked green moong beans - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Pepper powder to taste
Grated carrots - 1/2 cup
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp

Recipe cuisine: Indian/International; Category: Lunch/dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 15 mts(for the green gram dhal); 
Soaking time for the green gram: over night

Serves 3

Chopped dates and bell peppers in a bowl

Mint leaves added

Watermelon and pomegranate

Soaked, cooked and cooled green moong beans added, along with salt and pepper to taste

Lemon juice added

Forgot to add the grated carrots...they enter the bowl only now...

Mix well

and refrigerate for  minimum 2 hours before eating

Such a healthy and nutritious salad...a meal by itself!!!

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    In a saucepan, stir juices and cornstarch until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes.

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