Sprouting Happiness Published in Tribune Life + Style PaperDated: 14 May 2013 | Category: Press releases |
An all-time tested and proved way of getting nutrition and taste is to go in for sprouts. No need of reaching out to bottles of those multivitamin tablets if you include sprouts regularly in your diet. Here, we give you the step wise procedure to make sprouts
and then a delicious soup thereafter.
INGREDIENTS FOR MIX SPROUTS
Whole moong, chick peas, green chana, brown chana and matki etc.
Wash beans and soak in water for a minimum 4 hours. Drain and wash thoroughly. Keep in a jar covered with a piece of cloth for 5 to 6 hours. Place in the refrigerator overnight. Next day, wash thoroughly, drain and again keep in a jar covered with a piece of cloth for 5 to 6 hours. The beans will have started germinating by now. Place in the refrigerator overnight. Sprinkle water on the sprouted beans on the third day and store in the refrigerator until required for use.
INGREDIENTS FOR SPROUT HOT SOUP
20 gm mix sprouts, ½ tsp oil, 1 tsp chili paste, 1 tsp soy sauce, ½ tsp vinegar, 2 tsp corn flour, 400 ml water, 2 cloves, crushed garlic, salt to taste, white pepper to taste, Vegetable seasoning powder to taste.
Put oil and sauté the garlic. Pour water in a pot and add all the ingredients. Once the water is boiling, add soy sauce, chili sauce and seasoning. Add corn flour paste as thickening agent. Put the sprouts and vinegar. Serving hot.