Friday, April 28, 2017

Sprouts fry

Sprouts usli or talimpu is a healthy and easy recipe to make. The taste will also be very good. the green gram sprouts are used in this recipe and fried with onion, green chilli, tomato. As we all know sprouts may be of green gram, horse gram, chana will always be healthy. If side dish is needed along with rice and sambar or rasam, this talimpu or usli will make a great combination. The recipe is described below in detail.It will be good to serve with jowar roti also.

Preparation time: 10 min
Servings: 4

Sprouts -2cups
Chopped green chilli -2tspoons
Chopped onion -1cup
Chopped tomato-1/2cup[optional]
Chopped coriander leaves/cilantro
Curry leaves -1sprig
Salt as per taste
Turmeric powder -1/4tspoon
Mustard -1/2tspoon
Garam masala -1/2tspoon [optional]
Asafoetida -2pinches
Oil -3tspoon

  1. Take sprouts in a deep cooking bowl, add water and salt. cook well. drain the water/stew [use it as soup or for rasam].
  2. Take a pan, add oil, when oil is hot add mustard seeds,Turmeric, Asafoetida, curry leaves, green chillies, onion, tomato, Garam masala -saute to cook.
  3. Add boiled sprouts and mix well. saute. garnish with cilantro and it is ready to serve as side dish or evening snack.

How to make sprouts: 

  1. Take green gram in a mixing bowl, wash with water.
  2. Add excess water so the green gram dips well to extra
  3. Keep it overnight in water
  4. Next day drain the water and transfer the green gram to a colander. close the lid os colender or tie wet cloth as lid to the colander
  5. Sprouts will be ready for next day.