Thursday, September 25, 2008

Stir Fried Moong Bean sprouts

Slightly cooked moong bean sprouts are served as a side dish.

  • 2 cups green gram sprouted
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped onion
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp green cilantro leaves
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp asafetida
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add asafetida and cumin seeds.
  • Add green gram sprouted, green chilies, cilantro leaves, chaat masala and salt. Cook for 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally, till green gram is little transparent.
  • Take out in a bowl. Sprinkle lemon juice.
  • Garnish with chopped onion and serve.

Do You Know?

Moong beans are germinated by leaving them watered with 4 hours of daytime light and spending the rest of the day in the dark. These can be grown under artificial light also.
Moong bean sprouts are a good source of vitamin C, B complex vitamins and protein.
These are low in calories and can be eaten freely.

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