Germinating cereals and pulses

Germinating cereals and pulses

By Neena Luthra  on: 05 September 2014
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Soak the seeds overnight in just enough water after cleaning.

Put them in a wet cloth next morning and keep in a covered container.

Seeds will start sprouting after about 8 hours in summer. They take afew hours more when temperatures are low.

Any whole grain or seed, e.g. wheat, moong whole, moth, chana, rajamah or rongi can be sprouted.

Be innovative in using sprouts, preferably raw in interesting combinations with salad vegetables like onion, carrot, radish, cucumber, cabbage nad fruits like papaya, pineapple, apple,banana,anar as well as nuts and dry fruits with a dash of lemon.

Sprouts can be added to raitas; they can be pounded and mixed with potatoes/vegetables to make cutlets and can also be used as filling for stuffed paranthas. 


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