Green Moon beans are a power house of nutrition. They can be eaten in soups or as dhal or as pesarattu ( a dosa mads with moong bean batter ) .Sprouted beans are extra nutritious. It’s is easier to pre prepare the moong beans and freeze, so they are ready to be used in a variety of dishes as and when required .
Wash and Soak whole green moong beans over night . Then drain the water and let the soaked beans dry in a cool spot in the kitchen . You can see them sptouting .
Now cook the sprouts in a pressure cooker with a required amount of salt , for two to three whistles .
The moong sprouts are ready to be used for many different dishes . You can use them in soups , in sundal , in wraps .
If you need to freeze them , then air dry the cooked beans until there’s no moisture and portion size them and freeze .
Ingredients for Sprouted moong beans sundal
Cooked sprouted moong beans – 1 cup
Coconut -grated 1/4 cup
Green chillies -3-4
Ginger -a tiny pc
Jeera -1 tsp
Oil -1 tsp
Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
Uradh dhal -1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies -2
Curry leaves -1sprig
Grind the coconut , green chillies , jeera and ginger coarsely without water .
Add oil in pan.
Season with the seasoning ingredients.
Then add the moong dhal , sauté well .
Add in the coconut jeera powder , mix well , taste for salt .
Cook closed for 5 mins until all ingredients blend well together and
The sprouted moong beans sundal is ready .