Sprouted and Boiled Moong

Sprouted and Boiled Moong

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Sprouting is a wonderful way to enhance the nutritional benefits of beans like moong, and it also adds to the flavour with a mild sweetness and pleasurable crunch. Here we show you how to make perfect Sprouted and Boiled Moong. This is not only a convenient way but also a healthy method, because we cook it in just the required amount of water, to avoid nutrient loss. You can add the sprouted moong to a salad, or toss it with some salt and chilli powder to enjoy it as a snack. You can also cook it further and use it to make healthy recipes like subzis and parathas.

Sprouted and Boiled Moong recipe - How to make Sprouted and Boiled Moong

Sprouting Time:  10 to 12 hours   Soaking time:  6 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 cups
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1 cup moong (whole green gram) , washed and drained
salt to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

  1. Combine the moong and enough water in a deep bowl, cover with a lid and keep aside to soak for 6 hours.
  2. Drain completely and tie them in a muslin cloth. Keep aside in a warm place to sprout for 10 to 12 hours.
  3. Combine the moong sprouts, 1¼ cups of water, salt and turmeric powder in a deep non-stick pan and mix well.
  4. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 15 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy256 cal
Protein18.4 g
Carbohydrates43.5 g
Fiber12.8 g
Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium21.5 mg
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Boiled and Sprouted Moong
 on 06 Oct 15 02:52 PM

Thanks for sharing this recipe on making and cooking the perfect moong sprouts.... I had never tried cooking the sprouts with the lid on to save on nutrients but now I follow this recipe always.