Radish Salad or Moolangi Kosambari is very easy to make, nutritious side dish or snack. To make it protein rich you can soak the Moong dal and add it to the salad. Mulangi / Daikon Radish are low calorie, fat free vegetables, rich in vitamin C, calcium and fiber. Raw Radish helps in preventing and controlling the piles. It helps in digestion, detox the body, boosts the immunity, and good for bone health. Also it is good for weight loss.
Easy, healthy, vegetarian recipes for people on the go
These quick and easy vegetarian recipes are delicious and are great for a hectic lifestyle. Add these as a part of a vegan dinner, or as a main course.
In our last recipe we learned “how to sprout the Mung Beans“ . Here we have easy salad with the sprouted mung and other seasonal vegetables and fruit. This is a great addition to a low fat, vegan dinner with great protein and fiber content.
In our farmers market I do see lots of Pomegranate, so I decided to use that along with carrot, cucumber. You can also add colorful Bell Peppers, guava, apples or any fruits available in that season.
To know the benefits of sprouts please read the article by Dr.Shivashankar Sprouts – Panacea for many ills.
Beans are a rich source of protein for the vegetarian diet. If you have difficulties digesting beans, the best thing to do is sprout them. According to studies and research, sprouting is a good choice for people with sensitive gut.
Sprouting seeds/legumes helps to breakdown the complex sugars, which in turn reduces the intestinal gas, helping us digest them easier.
It is not at all hard to sprout the beans at home. Four easy steps- wash, soak, drain and keep for sprouting. All are 2 to 3 minutes work and end up with enjoying the at home sprouted healthy mung beans.
To know more about sprouts and benefits please read the article “Sprouts – Panacea for many ills” by Dr.Shivashankar. It’s a healthy staple to add to a quick vegan dinner.
It is always good to incorporate beans in our daily diet., especially if you have young ones at home. Beans are high in minerals and fiber along with protein and without the saturated fat found in some animal proteins. It is believed that soaking the beans before cooking helps to remove some of those indigestible sugars that cause flatulence and helps to cook then fast. Soaking long hours helps in digestion of the cooked beans. Beans are rich source of soluble fiber which can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Usli/sundals are one of the many ways we can use the beans. You can soak the beans and add to sambar, add handful of beans when you soak the ingredients for Dose/dosai. It’s a simple side dish to add to a packed vegan lunch for some easy protein!