Sprouts are rich in Vitamins, protein and minerals. The best way to have them is raw, but some are a little difficult to digest, hence stir frying them is essential to soften them. Posting a sprouted Moong/Green gram Stir fry today.
- 100 gms Moong/ Green gram sprouts
- 1 tbsp Coconut oil (or oil of choice)
- 1 tsp Mustard
- 2 green chillies chopped fine
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- Juice of half a Lemon
- A pinch of Haldi /Turmeric powder
- 2 tbsps grated coconut
- 1 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped fine
Wash and soak the Moong for eight hours. Drain and tie it in a thin cloth. Keep it aside for about a day. The next day you see that it has sprouted. Wash and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard and after it splutters add the green chillies and curry leaves. Toss. Add the Turmeric powder and immediately add the sprouted Moong and salt. Stir fry on a gentle flame by sprinkling a little water. (If you want it really soft, add about half a glass of water and cook till done.) Drizzle with Lemon juice, garnish with grated coconut and finely chopped coriander leaves.