Green Gram

Green Gram

Green gram (Darsa Organics Whole Green Gram Lentils), also known as mung bean, is a nutritional powerhouse. Not only is it packed with protein, fibre, and essential vitamins, but it's also incredibly versatile. From Savory soups and stews to sweet desserts, green gram can be transformed into a multitude of delicious dishes. 

Cook Time - 1 minute
Total Time - 5 minutes
Servings - 1


  • (US cup = 240ml)
  • ¾ cup mung bean sprouts

(Darsa Organics Whole Green Gram Lentils)

  • 1 tablespoon onions fine chopped
  • 1 small tomato fine chopped
  • ¼ cup cucumber finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot chopped or grated
  • 1 small green chili
  • (deseeded & chopped) or crushed black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves or celery chopped finely salts needed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or 1 tsp apple cider ¼ teaspoon chaat masala for flavour (optional)
  • ½ cup cornflakes or wheat flakes (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut fresh, grated or finely chopped
  • ¼ inch ginger grated (helps in digestion)
  • 2 to 4 fresh mint leaves fine chopped (optional, aids digestion) 


  •  Rinse the store-bought sprouts. Bring 2cups water to a rolling boil and add the sprouts. Turn off the stove and mix well. Drain them to a colander and rinse with 2 cups of drinking water, not tap water. Shake the colander well and let them drain fully until you prepare the rest.
  • Rinse all the vegetables, herbs, ginger (optional) and green chilli. Peel the carrots and ginger Grate them. 
  • Fine chop onions, tomatoes, cucumber, coriander leaves and green chilli. Cut the lemon and add to the recipe.

How to Make Sprouts Salad

  • To a large mixing bowl. add the sprouts. Make sure there is no excess moisture.
  • Add the prepared vegetables, ginger, green chilies and coriander leaves.
  • 13/17 Sprinkle salt and lemon juice. Toss them well. Transfer to serving bowl and top with cornflakes or roasted poha (chivda)
  • If you want you may sprinkle chaat masala and black pepper.
  • If you want you can also add chopped mint leaves and fresh coconut. Serve sprouts salad immediately.


  • Sprouting:You can use store-bought mung bean sprouts or sprout them yourself at home for a more customized touch. Sprouting takes just a few days and requires minimal effort.
  • Adjustments:Feel free to adjust the vegetables and herbs to your liking. Don't have carrots? Try grated beetroot or chopped bell peppers!
  • Dietary Variations:For a vegan option, skip the chaat masala and use black pepper instead. If you're looking for a more filling salad, add cooked quinoa or brown rice.



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