Monday, May 18, 2009

Rajma(Kidney Bean) Salad


Know what you Eat - Kidney beans are an excellent source of molybdenum. Molybdenum (MO) is an essential trace element although its functions are poorly understood. These are not fully understood at this stage, but it is thought that molybdenum aids in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates, is involved in protein synthesis, is vital for the utilization of iron, protects against cancer, prevents anemia because it is necessary for iron metabolism, is necessary for the formation of uric acid, promotes a feeling of general well being and helps to prevent tooth decay.

Preparation Time - 10 mins
Cooking Time - Nil
Serves - 4

Ingredients

Cooked Kidney Bean(Either home cooked or canned one) - 2 cups(16 oz)
Tomato - 1
Scallion - 4 stalks
Salad Dressing

Olive oil - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp to taste
Chat masala or Black pepper powder - 1/2 tsp

Garnishing

Chopped Cilantro - 1 tbsp

Method

1) Take 2 cups of cooked kidney beans and rinse in cold water and let the water drain completely.
2) Chop tomato and scallion into small piecese and combine with drained kidney bean.
3) Combine olive oil, salt, lemon juice and chat masala or powdered black pepper, whisk and transfer it to kidney bean + chopped vegetables and toss gently.
4) Garnish with chopped cilatro and serve.
Adding chat masala will give a zing to the salad.

l This is our entry for My legume love affair 11th helping hosted by Taste with eyes.
l This is our entry for
WYF Event hosted by EC
l This dish goes to
15 mins Event hosted by Mahimaa






10 comments:

Parita said...

Lovely and healthy rajma salad...looks very colorful :)

Kalyani said...

looks like a very healthy recipe ... lovely entry .....

Usha said...

Looks delicious and nutritious and I loved your sprouted green moong salad too...

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Thanks Parita, Kalyani and Usha for your comments.

rekhas kitchen said...

This one is my favorite for any time looks so color ful

EC said...

Looks so colourful and is healthy too..thanks for the entry

Kalai said...

Healthy and delicious salad.

Trupti said...

Salad looks delicious & healthy. Thanks for stopping by my blog. You also have very nice collection here

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Thanks Rekha,EC, Kalai and Trupti for visiting and leaving your comments.

Lori Lynn said...

It looks great! Really fresh!
Thanks for participating in MLLA, please stop Sunday it will be posted.
Lori Lynn

 
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