Edamame Salad is a simple and easy salad with edamame -- fresh and
tender green soybeans. Edamame is very filling and nutritious.
Edamame are popular in Asia and are usually boiled in the pods along
with salt and served with the pods. Edamame and dried soybeans are rich
in carbohydrates, fiber, protein, and also contain omega-3 fatty acids,
and folic acid.
Edamame are becoming popular in the US and other countries because of
Servings:4 Cooking Time: 15-20
2 cups tender edamame (removed from the pods, fresh
1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
4-5 curry leaves
2 tbsp coconut, freshly grated or dried
Salt to taste
3 tsp vegetable oil
1 tsp urad dal (split black gram)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds (rai)
Turmeric powder, a pinch
2-3 green chillies, slit and halved (adjust to taste)
or 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
2-3 red chillies, broken into 2
If using frozen edamame, rinse, drain, and thaw for
Heat the oil in a skillet. Add the urad dal and fry
until almost golden. Add the cumin and mustard seeds, and fry until
they start to pop.
Add the green chillies, red chillies, and curry
and fry for a second. Add the edamame, turmeric powder, and salt.
Sprinkle a little water, and cover and cook on medium heat until cooked.
Remove the lid and let the water evaporate (if any).
Sprinkle the coconut, and cook for 1 more minute.
Remove the edamame salad from the heat.
Garnish the edamame salad with cilantro and serve
with a dash of lemon.