Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad

Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad

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A great way to incorporate sprouts into your diet. This nutritious, protein and fibre-rich salad is also easy to make. Sprouts, cucumber and spring onions are tossed together while vinegar, sugar, mustard and pepper add the flavours to the vegetables. Tastes delicious when served chilled- simply serve this garnished with peanuts, or try pomegranate seeds too. Simply crunch and munch your way to good health!

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Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad recipe - How to make Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad


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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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For The Dressing
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp castor sugar
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard (rai / sarson) powder , readily available in the market
salt and to taste

Other Ingredients
1 1/2 cups bean sprouts
1 1/2 cups cucumber sliced lengthwise into halves , deseeded and cut into thin strips
1/4 cup chopped spring onions (with the greens)

For The Garnish
3 tbsp roasted peanuts
For the dressing

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well till the castor sugar dissolves. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Refrigerate for at least an hour.
  2. Just before serving, add the dressing and toss well.
  3. Serve chilled garnished with peanuts.

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Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad
 on 16 Oct 15 04:52 PM

I loovee bean sprouts.. The tangy dressing just was a additional flavour enhancer in the salad .. Cucumber being healthy also is a good ingredient in the salad.. Will make it more often..