Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Moong Sprout salad

Preparation & cooking time:15 -20 mins
Serving:- 2
  1. 1 cup whole moong or soaked/sprouts 2 cups
  2. 1 Bay leaf
  3. 2-3 Cardamon
  4. 1 Whole red chili
  5. 3-4Whole cloves
  6. 3-4 whole black pepper
  7. 1/2 tsp Whole coriander seeds
  8. 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  9. 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  10. 1/2 tsp funnel seeds /powder
  11. 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  12. 1/2 tsp dried mango power
  13. Salt to taste
  14. 1 tsp lime juice
  15. 1/2 tbsp sugar
  16. 2 tsp oil (veg/sesame/olive)
  17. Chopped green chill-1-2 tbsp
  18. 1 tbsp grated /paste ginger & garlic
  19. 1 medium size onion
  20. 1 small tomato
  21. 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
  22. 1/2 tsp red chili powder(optional to make it extra spicy)

Recipe:(How to make sprouts)
  1. Soak whole moong overnight or at least for 8 hrs or even up to 24 hrs.
  2. Rinse the soaked moong and drain thoroughly. You will see that the well hydrated moong will be plump and lighter in color than the dry.
  3. Cover the container loosely with a clean piece of cloth or a dish towel.
  4. Rinse them with fresh water twice a day; once in the morning and again in the evening. Little white sprouts will emerge in a day or two.
  5. When the white sprouts are visible in pretty much most of the moong and drain well and start using them in your favorite recipes.
  6. Store the unused portion in a covered container in the refrigerator. Rinse the sprouts and drain thoroughly once daily to keep them fresh. The sprouts will stay fresh for about a week or up to 10 days.
  • finely chop onion , tomato green chili, & coriander leaves.
  • Grate ginger& garlic or make a paste
  • Add oil in a pan & add mustard seeds ,let them crackle then add cumin seeds,when it’s color start changing then add all the whole garam masala(Bay leaf,whole chili,clove,black pepper,(let them cook for 1-2 minutes )
  • Add onion & saute them for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.
  • Then add moong sprouts/soaked moong add salt & mix well all the ingredient.add ginger & garlic paste at this point of time.
  • It will start loosing out water ,cook them on high flame until the water evaporates.
  • Then add rest of the ingredients(lime juice,Mango powder,cumin powder,funnel power.mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Your moong sprout salad is ready.garnish with chopped onion & tomato.
It should be served hot.

Monday, August 9, 2010