Sprouted moong dal chaat

Sprouted Moong Chaat/ Dal Moth Chaat is one of the most famous healthy snack prepared from moong dal with onion, tomato and few other ingredients for children, adults, diabetics and obese people trying to loose weight. Method of preparation can be altered by adding or omitting few ingredients. Sprouted Moong is one of the richest source of protein and dietary fiber that not only makes body strong but also improves metabolism.

Sprouted Moong Dal Chaat ranks top on healthy breakfast option as it is wholesome and fulfilling and prevents untimely cravings for food and snacks. Here is simple and easy method of preparation of Sprouted Moong Dal Chaat.



  • 1 cup of sprouted moong
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium size tomato finely chopped
  • 1 or 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • ½ or 1 teaspoon chaat masala or add as per taste
  • Rock salt or black salt as required
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice or as required
  • 1 large boiled potato (optional)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon tamarind chutney or add as per taste (optional)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon green chutney or add as per taste (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander leaves finely chopped (garnishing)
  • 2-3 papdis or add as required (optional)

How to make Moong Sprout Chaat

  1. First sprout the moong dal (green gram). Sprouts are prepared by washing and soaking moong dal for 7-8 hours and then tying to a moistened muslin cloth overnight. Sprouting can be done by using sprouters available in market.
  2. Once the moong sprouts are ready, rinse them in water.
  3. Now steam them till the sprouts are completely cooked. You can even keep them half cooked if you want a crunchy taste.
  4. Then strain the cooked sprouts very well.
  5. Take a large bowl and add chopped onion, tomato, green chillis, boiled and chopped potato, chaat masala, rock salt, cooked moong sprouts and mix well.
  6. Green and tamarind chutneys can be added and mixed well.
  7. Now crush papdi over the mixed sprouts and add few drops of lemon.
  8. Finally garnish with coriander leaves.

Recipe notes:

  • Moth gram/ dew gram that is brown in colour can also be used.
  • Readymade sprouts are also available in market. Better to use home sprouted moong .
  • Sprouts should not be stored for long duration as this may become infected.