Healthy Sprouts Sandwich (Moong Sprouts)

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Moong Sprouts are the tastiest and most extensively used sprouts in India. These crunchy green sprouts are a rich in protein, carbohydrate, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron. You can use them in making salads, sandwiches, soups, curries, or even dosas. I just love them and use them very generously in my everyday cooking. Here’s an easy and tasty sandwich recipe using moong sprouts. Hope you like it !!

 Moong Sprout Sandwich

Ingredients:

Whole Wheat bread – 4 slices

Moong sprouts – 1 cup

Tomato – 1

Onion – ½

Capsicum – ½

Carrot – 1

Red cabbage (or green) – ½ cup

Cilantro – 1 sprig

Jeera powder – ½ tsp

Dhania powder – ½ tsp

Red Chilli powder – ½ tsp

Chaat powder – ½ tsp

Salt – 1 tsp

Lemon juice – 1 tsp

Tomato ketchup – 2 tsp

Oil – ½ tsp

Sandwich stuffing

 Method:

Making the Stuffing:

1. Finely chop all the vegetables into small pieces and grate the carrot.

2. In a pan, add oil. Add onion, once it turns into golden yellow, add tomato, capsicum and fry for 2 minutes.

3. Next, add cabbage, sprouts, salt and cook under cover for 2-3 mins.

3. Add all the powders, mix well and let it cook for another 2 mins.

4. Turn off the stove. Once it cools, add lemon juice and tomato ketchup and mix.

Making the Sandwich:

1. Slightly toast the bread. Place the stuffing between 2 slices of bread and serve.

2. Alternatively, place the stuffing between two slices of bread and use a sandwich maker to toast the sandwich.

3. You can also use bread spreads like mint chutney/ tamarind chutney/ butter on the inner sides of the slices.

4. This can be served as a nutritious breakfast or healthy lunch/dinner.

 sprout sandwich

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