4 Bean Salad

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  1. Chilbuli Imli

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    Ingredients Quantities

    Chowli / lobia (soaked) 1/4 cup

    Red kidney beans (rajma) (soaked) 1/4 cup

    Green grams whole (sabut moong)(soaked) 1/4 cup

    Salt to taste

    French beans (¼ inch pieces) 10

    Lemon juice 3 tbsps

    Fresh coriander leaves (chopped) 1/2 medium bunch

    Fresh mint leaves (chopped) 1/4 medium bunch

    Green chillies (chopped finely) 2

    Chaat masala 1 1/2 tsps

    Onion (¼ inch pieces) 1 medium sized

    Method of preparation

    1. Boil the three soaked beans separately in one cup of salted water each till soft. Drain and let them cool.
    2. Boil French beans in one cup of salted boiling water till done. Drain immediately (you may reserve the cooking liquid for some other recipe) and refresh with cold water.
    3. Dilute lemon juice with equal amount of water. Stir in chopped coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies and chaat masala. Shake well and refrigerate the dressing for at least an hour.
    4. Mix all the cooked beans with diced onion and add the dressing. Toss the salad to evenly mix the dressing and serve cold.
    Serves number of people : 04

    Proteins : 5.5 gms

    Carbohydrates : 15 gms

    Fats : 0.7 gms

    Calories per serving : 85 kcal


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