Protein-rich, Mung beans and Nut salad

Updated: Apr 1


When you want a quick mouth-watering, no preparation, and instant spicy and tangy salad, this one is a to-go recipe that's bursting with flavors. It's full of protein and healthy w3 rich nuts and mung sprouts, and so filling and quick to make!



The tangy-salty spices in this salad is a wonderful way to satisfy your taste buds! No preparation needed if you have some mung sprouts on hand! It's full of fresh herbs like cilantro, mint leaves, lemon, and green chilies!


Nuts are good sources of fat, fiber and protein. It has both monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat. They are a perfect evening or chai time snack or make it a meal!
Portion control is very important with nuts as they pack a lot of calories.

The American Heart Association recommends eating about 4 servings of unsalted nuts a week. Choose raw or dry roasted nuts rather than nuts cooked in oil; one serving is a small handful (1.5 ounces) of whole nuts or 2 tablespoons of nut butter.


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If you would rather eat this as a meal, feel free to size it up by adding chopped up power greens, diced cucumbers, and some diced up crunchy apples or pomegranate! Let's jump to the easy-peasy recipe, no cooking needed!


RECIPE:

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 1-2


This nutty and protein-rich salad is a perfect tea-time snack or makes it into a meal when you are craving a savory and tangy treat. NO cooking involved, just toss and serve!


Ingredients:

sprouted whole mung dal, 1/2 c

black chickpeas, 1/4 c, boiled

roasted peanuts, 1 Tbsp

roasted almonds, 1 Tbsp

roasted pecans, 1 Tbsp

macadamia nuts, 1 Tbsp

pumpkin seeds, 1 Tbsp

jalapeno, diced, 1 tsp

lime juice, 2 Tbsp

cilantro and mint leaves, chopped


Instructions:

Slightly pound all the nuts gently into bite-size pieces. Toss everything together with mung sprouts, lime juice, salt and paprika, and voilà! It's ready to eat!


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Give this recipe a try, please share a pic, would love to hear how did it come out! Enjoy! :)


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