Sprouts are a super healthy addition to our daily meals and Moong Dal Sprouts definitely fit the bill quite effectively.

It is low in calories, have fiber and Vitamin B, and deliver a boost of vitamins C and K; reasons enough to qualify it as super healthy for our diet.Each cup contains only about 31 calories which also aids in weight loss. These super healthy moong dal sprouts are quite affordable and easily available in the market.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup sprouted Moong Daal
  • tomato - 1
  • onion - 1
  • 1 tsp lemon juice or as required
  • 1 boiled potato
  • A few coriander leaves
  • black salt as required

Method:

  1. Rinse the sprouted moong beans in water.

  2. You can either steam them or boil them till they are completely cooked.

  3. Strain the cooked sprouts.

  4. Mix all the ingredients (onion, tomato, potato, chilli, chaat masala).

  5. Season with salt and add a few drops of lemon juice. Garnish with coriander leaves.

  6. Enjoy this "Sprouts Salad" just as a salad or as a side dish.

NOTE: You can add carrot, pomegranate, grated coconut too.

Sprouting the beans

  1. Clean and rinse the mung beans. Then soak in 2 to 3 times of water in volume - overnight.

  2. Discard the water, rinse and drain well.

  3. Transfer the drained beans  to a cheese cloth. Gather the cloth ends and loosely bundle it, making sure to allow air to enter.

  4. Let it sprout for about 8 hours or more. Check every 3 to 4 hours and sprinkle some water. Sprouting requires warm and moist conditions.

  5. Mung beans usually sprout quicker - 6 to 8 hours.

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