How To Sprout A Mung Bean

These sprouted mung beans are great on their own or in salads.


  • 1 cup mung bean or moong dal with green skins (will make more than you need for salad)
  • water


  1. Rinse the moong dal and then immerse in water for over 24 hours.
  2. On the next day, throw away the water and drain in a colander.
  3. Pat the dal dry or leave it for a few hours to drain.
  4. Put the moong dal in a covered dry dish in the oven with the light on overnight.
  5. The next day, pick through and discard the dal that did not sprout or are hard.
  6. Throw the sprouts into salads or eat on their own.
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