Homemade sprouted beans are much fresher, sweeter and provide a crisp. It is as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Mung beans are high in important vitamins, minerals, protein, and fibre. Mung bean sprouts are known for thousands of years. Sprouted mung beans contain fewer calories but have more antioxidants and amino acids, boosting its vitamins and minerals.
- SOAK – Spread mung bean evenly on a tray. Fill water in the tray and soak overnight. Cover with a lid to avoid contamination.
- RINSE – Drain and rinse the mung bean. Fill a little water to cover half of the bean. Place the tray of beans in a shaded area, as long as it is not under direct sunlight. Repeat Step 2 after every 8 hours.
- ENJOY – Ready to eat in about 2 days. Once you can see the tail, then it is ready to eat. Refrigerate to store. Before storing the beans in a sealed container, make sure the beans are drained well. Consume within 1 week for freshness.
Health Tips: Choose untreated, Organic, Non-GMO Mung Beans for health benefits and they taste sweeter! When the sprouted bean starts to turn yellowish, finish it fast as it is not so fresh anymore.
Eating Tips: Add some soy sauce to taste, add on to salad, with rice and other dishes or just snack it which is a great substitute for junk food!
Benefits of Organic Mung Bean Sprout:
High fibre and protein
Regulates blood pressure
Lower bad cholesterol
Great source of iron
Helps fight hair fall
I hope you enjoy sprouting organic mung beans at home and eating them with your family! If you love our post, please subscribe to us and you will be updated on more healthy eating tips and info! 🙂