Sprouts stir fry

According to me, sprouts should be an essential inclusion in our diet. It contains vitamins, mineral , proteins etc. As I said in my earlier posts, I have decided to concentrate on healthy,fat free and low calorie recipe as much as possible this year. My first post this year, raspberry streusal cake is a healthy and low fat recipe too. And todays post about sprouts is a healthy recipe and so I have decided to send this to Eat healthy- during pregnancy event hosted by Sangeeth.


Its not safe to eat raw sprouts (as such in salads) especially during pregnancy as it may contain bacteria and may lead to infection. But cooking the sprouts will lead to killing of the bacteria making it safe to eat. And the addition of other ingredients gives a nice taste to the stir fry satisfying your taste buds. So heres the recipe for this stir fry.

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Sprouts stir fry Yum
Course side dish
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Course side dish
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,garlic and green chillies. Then add onion and saute till it turns translucent. Add tomatoes and cook for sometime. Then add turmeric powder, salt, coriander powder. Mix well. Add the sprouts. Sprinkle little water and cook for 5 to 10 minutes till it becomes soft. Add the cream. Mix well and cook for few more seconds.
  2. Serve as a side dish with rotis.
  3. Notes- For mung bean sprouts- Soak green mung in water for 6 hours or overnight. Drain the water and keep it tied in a wet cloth for a day. Don't store for a long time.
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35 Comments

  1. i love eating sprouts in any form..gr8 recipe for the event..

     
  2. Even i don’t like eating raw sprouts. This one’s nice n healthy..

     
  3. Agree with you on including sprouts in our diet.
    Recipe sounds very tasty and its easy to put it together.

     
  4. That’s surely a wonderful recipe! But, don’t worry about bacteria. You can eat raw sprouts, if you like, even during pregnancy. You know, even water contains lots of bactaria. Living sterile is also unhealthy, pregnant women included. It is a well known fact now that we are all having more and more allergies as we are living too clean. Bacteria are more useful than harmful. It is only certain strains which can cause harm. It is dangerous to eat food, especially outside of home, especially in tropical countries, because of the danger of contamination with fecal matter, if the people preparing or serving the food don’t clean hands properly or don’t wash hands regularly. Cats are a higher risk durig pregnancy than fresh uncooked sprouts made at home. There are certain bacterial strains which are dangerous during pregnancy. But, these are best informed by the gynaecologist.

     
  5. Sunshinemom

    I make it this way too as I cannot eat raw sprouts – I eat it raw but not because I like it!

     
  6. looks yummy!

     
  7. Nice & healthy recepie..

     
  8. healthy and delicious curry Sowmya! Good that you made the sprouts at home!

     
  9. Never made stir fry, looks good and tasty

     
  10. hmm looks yum and great evening snack!

     
  11. Premyscakes

    Very healthy and i do eat it raw, I just luv it. Yr stir fry looks great and yummy.

     
  12. Pavithra Kodical

    Moong sprouts look delicious and healthy too..

     
  13. I love sprouts…lovely recipe.

     
  14. Very healthy and PG said all that I wanted to (smart girl)… looks great!

     
  15. it sure is too healthy!! nice recipe

     
  16. Mahimaa's kitchen

    looks delicious. i have never cooked with sprouts… though i am health conscious.

     
  17. Sprouts stir fry sounds healthy and nutritious, good one Sowmya…A Very Happy New Year to you and your family 🙂

     
  18. I love sprouts but have never had it the way you made it. I think it would work great with some hot white rice 🙂

     
  19. hi Sowmya,

    Happy New Year! Very healthy food for the new year and that is a good thing. I am just catching up on all posts.

     
  20. Adlak's tiny world

    must be healthy and tasty by adding these ingredients with cooked sprouts.. yum

     
  21. Sowmya Madhavan

    Hi pg..
    Women are vulnerable to food borne diseases during pregnancy, so it is better to avoid uncooked and unpasteurized food pdts at that time…

     
  22. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

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  23. Sowmya Madhavan

    Thanks deborah(sheralle) for visiting creative saga..Am glad that you enjoy reading it..Hope to see you often here..

    Sowmya

     
  24. Taste of Mysore

    A very yummy curry for chapathis. Good one Sowmya.

     
  25. Priya Suresh

    Excellent side dish for chappathis r rotis..

     
  26. great recipe

     
  27. Indrani Bagchi

    Healthy recipe!

     
  28. nice healthy recipe. I also love sprounts in any form

     
  29. i love sprouts in any form. nice recipe

     
  30. Vanamala Hebbar

    quite diff looks nice

     
  31. nice version of fried sprouts,..u can send this to legume affair too hosred by Srivalli,..:-)

     
  32. Great entry for the event Sowmya. Looks yummy.

     
  33. very healthy and looks yummy too sowmya!!
    Do check my new blog at http://www.sanghi-worldfoodtreat.blogspot.com and leave ur comments.

     
  34. Healthy n delicious curry!

     
  35. Very healthy recipe. I have made sundal out of this. will try this twist. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

     

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