Sprouted Green Gram Sundal | Sprouted Moong Sundal | Navratri Recipe

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Sprouted Green Gram Sundal
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Sprouted Green Gram Sundal / Sprouted Moong Sundal is a wholesome and filling protein packed Navratri recipe. Actually sprouting is a process of germinating seeds that can be consumed raw or cooked. Sprouts are rich in dietary fibre, Vitamin K and other essentials minerals. Sprouts is said to be the best food for weight loss. Also sprouts helps to regulate blood sugar level, reduce cholesterol and eating raw sprouts increase digestion power. You can use this sprouts in salads, soups and also prepare it as sundal. I usually prepare this sprouts atleast once a week mostly raw or half cooked and it is also simple and healthy snack to feed your hunger pangs.

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Sprouted Moong Sundal

Sprouted Moong Sundal

Sprouted Green Gram Sundal | Sprouted Moong Sundal | Navratri Recipe

Recipe Cuisine: South Indian |  Recipe Category: Snack / Sundal Recipes |  Soaking Time: 8 Hours
Sprouting Time: 8 Hours or overnight | Cook Time: 10 minutes  |  Serves: 2 to 3

  • Green Gram / Moong Bean – 1 cup
  • Green Chilli – 2 (chopped)
  • Grated Coconut – 1 tblsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tblsp
  • Coriander Leaves – To garnish
  • Salt – To taste
To Temper
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp 
  • Urad Dal – 1/2 tsp 
  • Jeera – 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli – 1
  • Curry Leaves – Few
  • Hing – 2 generous pinch
  • Oil – 2 tsp

How to Sprout Green Gram

1. Soak green gram for 8 hours, rinse well and drain water. Transfer the green gram to a muslin cloth / thin cloth. Tie a knot, keep it undisturbed overnight. Next day morning you can see small sprouts.

2. Stem the sprouts in a steamer, for 2 to 3 minutes. Heat oil in a kadai, and temper with the ingredients given in the table ‘To Temper’. Then add sprouted green gram.
3. Now add salt, and switch off the flame. Squeeze lemon juice on top, add grated coconut and garnish with coriander leaves. Mix everything well.
navratri-recipes-step3Serve this Sprouted Moong Sundal as a snack.

Sprouted Green Gram Sundal 1

Sprouted Green Gram Sundal


1. Adjust chillies as per your spice level, this sprouted green gram sundal tastes good with green chillis.
2. Adding lemon juice makes sprouted moong sundal more tastier.
3. Add hing powder and curry leaves generously which gives nice flavour to the sundal.
4. Don’t pressure cook the sprouts, as all the nutrients will be lost and it gets mushy.
5. You can consume this sundal like a salad, without steaming and by just tempering.

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