Chana Sprout Salad

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Sprouts are germinated seeds. Sprouts are tremendous source of digestive enzymes; they are also rich in amino acids, vitamins, proteins etc. The sprouts can be easily made at home. This is a delicious black gram sprout salad preparation. Sprouts can be an ideal breakfast, but can be served anytime ....

chana sprouts

(serves 4)

  • Black/ Bengal gram ½ cup

  • Cucumber 1 medium

  • Boiled potato 1
  • Tomato    1 medium
  • Green chili   1-2
  • Chopped coriander leaves  1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • salt 3/4 tsp or to taste
  • Chaat masala ½ tsp
  • Red chili powder  ¼ tsp

Others :

Chopped onions can also be added if you like.

Method of preparation

  • Clean, wash and soak the black/ bengal gram overnight in two cups of water.

To make sprouts

  • Remove the water from the soaked black gram, and keep them in the warm place in the soup sieve by covering it with a clean towel for a day. It start germinating in 10-12 hours and it also depends on the weather . Chana/ gram seeds takes longer time than moong to germinate. Do not forget to wash the seeds twice a day to avoid any infection. Tip : In winters, keep them close to heating duct or radiator.
chana sprouts
Sprouted gram seeds

To serve

  1. Wash, peel off and chop the cucumber finely. Wash and chop tomato finely. Peel off boiled potato and chop finely.
  2. Remove the stem, wash and finely chop the green chili.
  3. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

Chana sprout salad is ready to serve.

This salad can be served in the morning breakfast, with the meals or in between the meals.

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