Sprouted Green Lentils/ Mung Bean Curry Recipe | Breakfast Care

Sprouted green Lentil/mung bean curry is a protein packed, healthy and wholesome dish made with sprouted whole brown or green lentils, rice, ginger, garlic and spices. Whole brown or green lentils, also known as ‘Masoor’ in India. Sprouted lentils have vitamins and are easily digested. 


Ingredients
  • 1 cup Green Lentil Sprouts or Mung Bean Sprouts (Moong Bean Sprouts)
  • 1 Medium sized Onion
  • 1 Medium Sized Tomato
  • 3 teaspoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeera
  • 1/2 teaspoon Curry Leaves – 5-6
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  •  1 teaspoon Roasted Chana Dal/Bengal Gram
  • 1 teaspoon Peanuts
  • Salt (as per taste)
  • A handful of chopped Coriander Leaves/Cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jaggery Powder

Instructions
  1. Chop the onion and tomato into medium sized pieces; keep the two aside separately.
  2. Ia a mixer jar, add Peanuts and roasted Bengal Gram and grind into a smooth powder. Keep aside.
  3. Heat Oil in a pan, add Mustard Seeds. Once the seeds splutter, add Jeera or Cumin Seeds. Wait until the Cumin Seeds crackle. Then add the Curry Leaves to the pan and fry for a minute.
  4. Now add the chopped Onion and Turmeric Powder and fry until Onion turns to light golden in color. Then add Tomato pieces and cook until Tomato turns soft and mushy.
  5. At this stage, add Green lentils or Mung Bean Sprouts and mix well with all the ingredients in the pan. Pour a cup of water to the pan and leave it to cook for 5 minutes. Make sure you do not overcook the Mung Bean Sprouts.
  6. Now add all the spice ingredients – Red Chilli Powder, Garam Masala Powder, Jaggery Powder, Salt and mix well. Cook for few more minutes.
  7. Once all the spices have mixed well with the vegetables and Mung Bean Sprouts, add the roasted Bengal Gram + Peanut Powder to the pan and mix well with a spatula.
  8. Transfer to a bowl and garnish with chopped coriander leaves/cilantro.
  9. Serve Mung bean/ Green Lentil curry with chapati or any bread of your choice.
  10. Enjoy!
   

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