Sprouted Moong Beans Kadhi

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Here I am presenting to you a healthy dish loaded with nutrients. I have used sprouted green gram to make a Kadhi. Sprouts are called super foods because of their protein, fibre and vitamin B content.

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Sprouts are sources  of complete nourishment. Now, I turned this super healthy food into a delicious Kadhi, a curd based gravy and it is lightly spiced. You all know how invariably sprouts are used in salads and even consumed as-is, you just have to blend in some spices and a delicious meal is ready in under 30minutes. Serve it with jeera rice or just plain steamed rice and you will not be disappointed.

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Ingredients

  • Curd 2 cups
  • Besan 2 tbsp (Gram flour)
  • Sprouted Green gram 200gms
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Tomato chopped 1
  • Dry red chillies 2-3
  • Coriander powder 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
  • Grated ginger 1/2 tsp
  • Grated garlic 1/2 tsp
  • 4 to 6 curry leaves
  • Chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

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    Method

  • Add the curd, besan, turmeric powder, salt and 1½ cups of water in a bowl and mix it well using a whisk. Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, put cumin seeds once it starts spluttering put curry leaves.
  • Add ginger and garlic and sauté it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chopped onions and fry it until it becomes transparent.
  • Now put chopped tomatoes and fry it for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add Coriander powder, Turmeric powder, chili powder and salt to taste. Sauté it for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add curd and besan mixture, a half cup of water and cook it in low flame for 2 minutes. Keep stirring.
  • Add Sprouted green gram(Refer note below), close the lid and cook it for 10 minutes in low flame.
  • For tadka, heat oil in a small kadhai. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chillies. Fry for 30 seconds, or till the seeds start to splutter.
  • Add tadka to Kadhi. Turn off the flame. Serve it with white rice.

Tip

I have par boiled the sprouts . You can do so or you can increase the cooking time.

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