Minty Bean Salad: For an accompaniment to a main dish, try this novel combination of black-eyed beans (lobhia) with a fresh minty flavour. Tomato, coriander and lemon add more tang and nutritional value i.e. vitamin A, vitamin C, folic acid and iron to this salad. Serve at room temperature immediately after tossing it or refrigerate until chilled.

Preparation Time: 15 mins   
Cooking Time: 0 mins    
Total Time: 15 mins     
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

2 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1 1/2 cups soaked and cooked chawli , refer handy tip
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 tsp black salt (sanchal)
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste

Also Read: PANTOTHENIC ACID (VITAMIN B5)

Method

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and toss well.
  2. Serve immediately or refrigerate for 1 hour and serve chilled.

Nutrition Value

Value per serving % Daily Values
Energy 115 cal 6%
Protein 7.8 g 14%
Carbohydrates 19.8 g 7%
Fiber 5.9 g 24%
Fat 0.4 g 1%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A 211.7 mcg 4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.2 mg 20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1 mg 9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.6 mg 5%
Vitamin C 12.2 mg 30%
Vitamin E 0 mg 0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 52.5 mcg 26%
MINERALS
Calcium 51.1 mg 9%
Iron 3.2 mg 15%
Magnesium 72.3 mg 21%
Phosphorus 142.9 mg 24%
Sodium 12.6 mg 1%
Potassium 410.4 mg 9%
Zinc 1.5 mg 15%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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