I have been consuming a lot of sprouts recently. I love how this simple bean become much more nutritious when they are sprouted. I have been adding it to salads, stir fries. Specially i love it with my fruit salad, i will post that tomorrow..Making sprouts at home is not at all a big deal..It is so easy to make, i have been buying sprouts from shop all these days. But when i discovered the art of making it at home, i never go back to the supermarket stuff. You can sprouts any whole bean of your choice. You can consume these sprouted beans even raw or in salads. They are so protein rich substance to add to your diet.
Preparation Time : 24 hours
Makes - 3 cups
Moong Bean / Green Gram / Payatham Paruppu - 1 cup
Take moong bean in a bowl and wash it with plenty of water.
Now cover them with fresh water and let them soak for 6 to 8 hours.
Now drain them completely. Now add them to a hot case or any container and cover them. leave them for 8 to 10 hours or overnight.
Now you can see small sprouts peeking from them.
Transfer them to a air tight container and store them in fridge for upto a week.
1)If you don't have a hot case. You can put them in a clean cloth and tie them. Now keep them in side a clean bowl and leave them overnight,
2)if you want longer sprouts leave them out for a more time.
3)Always store them in a air tight container in fridge.
4)Drain the soaked bean completely before putting them in the hot case.
5)You can follow this method to make sprouts with any bean like channa, mochai, peanuts, urad dal..But the soaking time with vary.
|Find the best quality moong bean..|
|take a cup of bean in a bowl|
|wash it throughly|
|now cover them with fresh water|
|cover them with a lid and let it soak|
|till they double in size|
|now drain them|
|Add them to a hot case or any container|
|cover with a lid|
|leave it overnight to sprout|