Wednesday, 6 March 2013

HOW TO MAKE GREEN GRAM SPROUTS( MULAPPICHA CHERUPAYAR) AT HOME AND SPROUTED GREEN GRAM THORAN



Green gram is called as ‘nutritional powerhouse’. It is a high source of protein. They are also rich in fiber, which helps in digestion and absorption of food. They also play a vital role in cholesterol metabolism, thus helps in reducing blood cholesterol level. As compared to whole green gram, the carbohydrate  and fat content in sprouted beans is much less. This coupled with low sugar content make it a diabetic friendly and highly recommended for people who want to become thin
Isn’t that enough to include this cute little thing in our diet. Lets make fresh been sprouts and try out delicious nutritious dishes..
Information source : http://www.buzzle.com/articles/mung-beans-nutritional-value.html

HOW TO MAKE GREEN GRAM SPROUTS
  1. Wash green gram. Add enough water. Water level should be little above that of bean.Let It soak overnight or minimum of 7 hours.
  2. After the mentioned time drain the water by keeping it in a strainer.
  3. When the water is completely drained, it can be either kept in the strainer itself or transfer it into another vessel. Close it. Keep it undisturbed for 10-12 hours. Our work is over.
You can see beautiful thread like structures emerging out of it..Yes it is sprouted. It will stay intact for 1 week when refrigerated..
 
SPROUTED GREEN GRAM THORAN
1.      Sprouted green gram-2 cups
2.      Grated cocont-3tbsp
3.      Onion-half of one, chopped
4.      Green chilly-1 no, chopped
5.      Dry red chilly-1no
6.      Mustard seeds-less than ¼ tsp
7.      Oil-1tbsp
8.      Salt

Method of preparation
1.      Boil around 3 cups of water in vessel. Cook the green gram in it for 2 to 3 minutes.
2.      Drain the water completely.
3.      Heat oil in a pan ,splutter mustard seeds. Add dry red chilly .when it changes its color add onion ,green chilly and salt. Sauté for 5minute.
4.      Add green gram and coconut. Mix well .Cover the pan and cook for a minute.
Enjoy with rice,puttu or chappathi..

 

13 comments:

  1. Healthy and yummy thoran..nice post on green gram sprouts.

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  2. Damn healthy dish :) Love sprouts :)

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  3. I. Love sprouted lentils. Healthy salad.

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  4. Very healthy n nutritious salad...lovely pics...Thanks for sending it to Spicy Treats event...ur new follower :)

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  5. Loved your idea. I usually cover the soaked beans in a wet muslin cloth and leave it undisturbed for 2 days; just to get the root longer ;)

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    1. yes i too heard about that method..but even without cloth covering we get longer roots..try this some time:)

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  6. thanks for sharing this delicious thoran recipe... so yummy and so delicious!!Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

    Sowmya
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  8. Nice and healthy post Rani :-)

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