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Mung Sprouts

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Mung beans produce an edible sprouts that's crisp and nutty tasting. These sprouts are substantial enough to stand up to stir frying but they are often used in raw salad and on sandwiches. Mung beans sprouts can carry bacteria so raw sprouts should be avoided by children, pregnant women, the elderly and any one with a weekend immune system. You will loose of the nutrients but you will kill any potential bacteria by cooking the sprouts.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBreakfast, Snacks
Servings 4


  • Mung sprouts 250 grams
  • Chopped onion 1/2 cup
  • Chopped tomato 1/2 cup
  • Chopped ginger 1 tbsp
  • Chopped big green chilli 1/2 cup
  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • Crushed black pepper 1 tsp
  • Black salt 1/2 tsp
  • Regular salt 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves


  • Wash and soak the mung dal over night or 6 hours. Then strain the water and cover with a piece of cotton cloth. After 10- 12 hours start producing sprouts 1/2 inch long. Boil with 2 Whistler.
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  • Take a frying pan, preheat add oil, chopped onion, chopped ginger. Saute until the onion translucent. Then add the sprouts and chopped big green chilli. Again saute for a few minutes.
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  • Add chopped tomato, black salt, lemon juice, season with salt and pepper. Garnish with coriander leaves.
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At the time of boiling you should take care. It will soft but not over cook.

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Geeta Biswas
Geeta Biswas

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