How to sprout mung beans ?
You will need:
step 5 - On the 5th day, the sprouts will have grown 4 to 5 cm. It is time to harvest, cut the roots that have formed and wash the sprouts well to remove the green shells that fall off (some will stay attached and it is ok)
Store in the fridge for up to 3 days in an airtight container.
The seeds swell a lot when you soak them so no need to put too much at once. The roots grow thicker and the sprouts grow stronger if there are tight in the container.
You can blanched in boiling water the sprouts for a minute or steam them before you use them to kill any bacteria that could be present.
Sprouted mung beans are perfect added to a stir fry.....
* Mung beans are a legume (pulse) widely cultivated for the seeds or sprouts around the world. They can be eaten whole or made into flour, they can also be processed to make starch noodles (vermicelli, bean thread noodles, cellophane noodles). The sprouted seeds ("bean sprouts" in English, and incorrectly called "germes de soja" or "pousses de soja" in French).