Go Back
+ servings
mung bean healthy salad
Print Recipe
5 from 2 votes

Mung bean healthy salad

This mung bean healthy salad is a delicious, complete, and healthy dish that satiates you for hours.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
soaking time10 hrs
Total Time10 hrs 15 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: anti-inflammatory, healthy
Keyword: mung bean, mung bean salad
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Githu
Cost: 3€


  • cooking pan


  • 1 cup dry mung bean
  • 1 thumb of ginger
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 piece of fresh turmeric
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 a long branch of celery with leaves
  • a small piece of fresh hot pepper (I used cayenne)
  • 1 cup mixed herbs; cilantro, mint, thyme, etc...
  • 2 tablespoon raisins vinaigrette
  • some ground black pepper


  • Clean your mung beans and soak them for at least 10 hrs in 3 cups cold water
  • In a small pan add minced ginger, garlic, and turmeric and cook for about 2 mins at medium-low heat
  • Add rinsed soaked mung beans, add salt and mix well, increase the heat to medium-high
  • Add the boiling water, cover and simmer till cooked, about 10 mins, the mung beans should remain firm
  • During that time dice the celery, the herbs, & pepper
  • You'll have some leftover of the cooking water, don't drain.
  • Leave the mung beans in an open-air for them to cool down
  • Once the beans have cooled mix them with the rest of the ingredients and mix gently. Here is raisins vinaigrette recipe
  • Taste to adjust the seasoning, and serve as a salad or as a side dish. Enjoy
  • Please do pin this recipe, leave a comment if you like/try this recipe