Green Bean Sprouts | Moong Dal Sprouts

Green Bean Sprouts | Moong Dal Sprouts

Green Bean or Moong Dal Sprouts are one of the easy thing to prepare and very healthy.  As my this year plan is to start posting reader request this is one of those requested recipe.  I not really a big sprouts fan other than for moong dal, any other sprout I can easily give a miss.   I used to sprout a lot and then in between I totally stopped doing it for no reason what so ever.  For past few weeks I again started to sprouts moong bean and guess what I doing this every alternative days now.

As most of the recipes even moong dal sprouts are made in few ways but I always follow the below method and satisfied with result.  The best way and to absorb all the nutrition from sprouts is to eat it raw but I know that's not everyone's cup of tea so for a start you can try making this simple khichdi with sprouts.  And as you have guessed I will post some sprouts recipes soon.

Ingredients [ Yields 2 Cups of Sprouts]

Green Bean | Hara Moong Dal - 1/2 Cup
Water - To Soak


1. Wash and Soak green bean (moong dal) 6 hours or over night.

2. Rinse again soaked bean and transfer to a wet muslin cloth.  You can also use clean cotton cloth.

3.  Take a corner of cloth and roll it to loosely tie and secure green beans as shown below and then tie it on a top or anywhere you wish.   You can also keep the beans in a large bowl and cover it and keep in dark place.

4. Leave it over night to sprouts or you can let it sprouts for 12 hours to 24 hours too.  Don't go beyond 24 hours.   And our beautiful sprouts are ready to use.

Notes ~
~ Refrigerate sprouted beans if you are not using it same day otherwise it start to taste little bitter.
~ Try to finish sprouted moong with-in 2 days

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  1. good back to basic post

  2. That looks very tasty, and healthy too!

  3. Very healthy. I love to munch on them

  4. Lovely post dear.

    today's recipe:

  5. I remember making beans sprouts for school science experiment...never cooked anything with it...

  6. Very useful post,i do the same way too.


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