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A lot can happen over sprouts !

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you see sprouts? Perhaps that it is healthy but not exciting? It is a good snack but not filling? Well, we know that and truly understand your plight. We hereby present to you some interesting recipes that you can make with sprouts. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.
You need ready to consume sprouts. We recommend you to make sprouts at home with the choice of your beans or daal. In event of less time, you can buy packaged sprouts available in the market, though freshness is not guaranteed. Take a look at some of these sprout recipes!

 Sprouts poha

There couldn’t be any dish easier and faster than this.


1 .1 cup sprouts of your choice
2. 1 cup poha or beaten rice
3. Salt to taste
4. 1 teaspoon turmeric
5. 1 medium size onion- chopped
6. 1 medium size tomato- chopped
7. 2 tablespoons cooking oil

  1. Soak poha in water for few minutes and drain water.

      2. Add turmeric to soaked poha.
      3. Add onions to heated oil in the pan. Stir fry until light brown.
      4. Add diced tomatoes. Stir for 3-4 minutes on low flame.
      5. Throw in soaked poha in the pan. Add salt.
      6. Add sprouts to cooked poha. Give it a nice stir.
      7. You can garnish with coriander leaves or raw chopped onions. Add lemon juice and black pepper in the end (optional)
You can boil the sprouts if you don’t want soft or soggy texture. You may keep it raw if you like the crunchy taste. This recipe fits well as a healthy breakfast and also makes a great snack. With minimal calorie and fat, you can have this during your busy working-lunch schedule or any time of the day.

 Sprouts pasta

The health-conscious ones do not want the creamy, calorie-loaded pasta sauce in their diet. So let’s give the pasta a healthy variation with sprouts.


  1. 1 cup readily available sprouts

      2. 1 cup penne or spiral pasta
      3. A handful of cherry tomatoes  
      4. Half cup of basil and mint leaves- chopped
      5. 7-8 cloves of garlic
      6. 3 tablespoons of cooking oil
       7. Salt to taste

  1. Boil pasta, drain water, keep aside

      2. Heat cooking oil in a pan. Add garlic cloves.
      3. Cut cherry tomatoes in half. Add to the pan.
     4. Add basil and mint leaves. Stir well for a minute.
     5. Add boiled pasta to the pan. Add salt.
     6. Add sprouts. Toss well in the pan.
You can drizzle olive oil in the end to complete the dish. Instead of refined oil, you can use olive oil for cooking in case you are super health conscious. If you want your pasta without the raw crunch of sprouts, you can add them to the pot of boiling pasta.

Sprouty omelette

How about a fluffy omelet along with the goodness of sprouts? You can add more nutritious value to omlet with sprouts, fate free butter and lot of other things.


  1. 2 eggs

      2. 1 cup sprouted beans or daal
      3. 1 medium onion chopped
      4. Salt to taste
     5. 1 tablespoon cooking oil
     6. Cheese or butter (optional)

  1. Heat oil in a flat pan.

      2. Beat eggs. Add salt. Pour in pan. Let the beaten egg spread out  
      3. Sprinkle sprouts and onions in the pan on the egg.
     4. Once the other side is cooked and turns a little hard, flip the omelet.
     5. Let the other side cook on low flame.
     6. Fold the omelet. Serve hot with ketchup.
Every 100g of sprouts has nutrition of 0.7g fat, 79 mg potassium, 4g protein and only 23 calories. With zero cholesterol and just 0.2g sugar, sprouts make a healthy choice for the time-pressed people. However, avoid consuming too much since it increases acidic content in the body. Have it stand alone or have with your favorite snacks without adding fat or calories to your diet.  
Make healthy choices and be happy!

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