How to make Cucumber and Moong Salad -

Crunchy and tasty, this salad is nutritious too.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Whole Green Gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Salads

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Cucumber and Moong Salad

Cucumber and Moong Salad Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cucumber and Moong Salad Recipe

  • Cucumber peeled 3 medium

  • Whole Green Gram blanched 2 cups

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Chaat masala ½ teaspoon

  • Cumin powder roasted ½ tsp + fo

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • For serving

  • A few iceberg lettuce leaves


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté till golden.

Step 2

Add sprouted moong, red chilli powder, black pepper powder, chaat masala, roasted cumin powder and salt.

Step 3

Switch off the heat and mix well. Transfer into a bowl. Grate cucumbers into the bowl. Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

Place iceberg lettuce leaves in a serving plate and transfer the salad over them. Sprinkle some roasted cumin powder and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.