Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Moong Dal Sprouts | How to make Moong Dal Sprouts ?

How to Sprout

How to sprout??? Yah.. When you are thinking & trying to be healthy, sprouted beans are involved in it. Other day I was randomly checking the calorie facts of mung bean & to my surprise 1Cup of sprout beans are just 31 calories. I was jumping in joy..of-course in my head & went a head making a snack bowl for the eve.
Bean & lentils take at least 2days of time to sprout. Plan ahead if you want to snack on them. Coming to sprouting, I remember my mom making them in a cheese cloth & I have seen many tutorials with different methods. so here is how I have done.

Ingredients
1/2Cup moong beans / mung beans
Directions:
1. Soak Moong beans for 16hrs. I checked the beans after 8hrs and I could see some beans haven't puffed yet. I went ahead & soaked them for next 8hrs.
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2. Drain the water & give them a good wash.
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3. Now comes the sprouting part. If the bowl is small then transfer beans in to a wide bowl & close it with a lid in a way you allow a little air in to it.
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4. They sprouted a little after 8hrs.
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5. After another 8hrs they are fully sprouted & ready to snack on.
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10 comments:

  1. wow very useful post , I usally wrap it the damp cloth and store it in a container :) Will try this method too :)

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  2. Indeed very useful.. Now a days you get special containers for sprouts too..

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  3. I do both wrapping them in cloth and also the way u went for..Love this nutritious sprouts.

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  4. I too have it in my drafts.. Dunno when I am posting this sime how -to recipe. I eat it as such without any seasoning..inviting.

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  6. this box version is cool idea, love it!!!

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  7. useful post sri, thanks for sharing...

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