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mixed sprouts curry recipe - simple curry made with mixed sprouts. nutritious side dish with chapatis.
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sharing a recipe of mixed sprouts curry which i often make as a side dish to go with chapatis. the recipe is a no frills homely recipe. you can also make this curry with only mung bean sprouts or moth bean sprouts (matki). the curry has a thin gravy or ‘tari’ as we call in hindi. you can also make the sabzi dry if you prefer.

here i used sprouted moong beans, moth beans and black chickpeas. you could use a mix of any legumes. you do need to make the sprouts a couple of days before. you can read these posts on sprouting mixed beans and moong beans. ½ cup of mixed beans will yield about 2 cups of mixed sprouted beans. if using 4 or 5 different types of beans, then take equal quantities of all beans.

serve this simple nutritious mixed sprouts curry with chapatis, phulkas and rice bhakri. also goes well with bajra roti or jowar roti. the curry also goes well with whole wheat bread.

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sprouts curry recipe

Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes
Total Time:35 minutes
Course:main course,side dish
Cuisine:north indian
Servings (change the number to scale):3 to 4
4.5 from 2 votes
sprouts curry recipe | mixed sprouts recipe
mixed sprouts curry recipe - simple curry made with mixed sprouts. nutritious side dish with chapatis.

INGREDIENTS FOR sprouts curry recipe

(1 CUP = 250 ML)

for cooking sprouts

  • 150 grams mixed bean sprouts or 2 cups mixed sprouts
  • 2.5 cups water for pressure cooking

other ingredients for sprouts curry

  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 pinch asafoetida (hing) - optional
  • 1 medium onion chopped or ⅓ cup chopped onion
  • ½ inch ginger + 3 to 4 garlic - crushed to a paste in mortar-pestle or 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste (adrak lahsun ka paste)
  • 1 medium tomato, diced or ⅓ cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 or 2 green chilies (hari mirch) - chopped
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder (jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder (dhania powder)
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 3 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta)
  • salt as required

HOW TO MAKE sprouts curry recipe

cooking sprouts

  • rinse 2 cups mixed sprouts in water for a couple of times.
  • in a pressure cooker take the sprouts. add 2.5 cups water. stir and pressure cook the mixed sprouts for 5 to 6 whistles on a medium to high flame.
  • when the pressure settles down on its own, open the lid and check the sprouts. if the chana (chickpea) sprouts appear slightly uncooked, then add more water and pressure cook for some more whistles.

making sprouts curry

  • heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and crackle 1/2 tsp cumin seeds.
  • then add 1/3 cup chopped onions.
  • stir and saute till the onions turn translucent or a light brown.
  • add 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste. stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger-garlic goes away.
  • add 1/3 cup diced tomatoes and 1 or 2 chopped green chilies. saute till the tomatoes soften.
  • add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and 1/2 tsp garam masala powder. stir very well.
  • now add the mixed sprouts along with the stock. also season with salt.
  • stir and mix well. the stock should cover the sprouts. if the stock looks less, then add some water.
  • cover and simmer sprouts curry for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • add 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves.
  • stir very well. the sprouts curry will have a bit of thin watery consistency. if you want a dry sabzi, then add a small amount of stock at step 12 and simmer the sprouts.
  • serve the sprouts curry with rotis or chapatis.
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how to make sprouts curry recipe

1. rinse 2 cups mixed sprouts in water for a couple of times.

mixed sprouts

2. in a pressure cooker take the sprouts. add 2.5 cups water. stir and pressure cook the mixed sprouts for 5 to 6 whistles on a medium to high flame.

cooking mixed sprouts

3. when the pressure settles down on its own, open the lid and check the sprouts. if the chana (chickpea) sprouts appear slightly uncooked, then add more water and pressure cook for some more whistles.

mixed sprouts

making sprouts curry

4. heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and crackle ½ tsp cumin seeds. also add a pinch of asafoetida and stir. skip asafoetida to make a gluten free recipe.

cumin for mixed sprouts curry

5. then add ⅓ cup chopped onions.

onions for mixed sprouts curry recipe

6. stir and saute till the onions turn translucent or a light brown.

onions for mixed sprouts curry recipe

7. add 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste. stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger-garlic goes away.

ginger for mixed sprouts curry recipe

8. add ⅓ cup diced tomatoes and 1 or 2 chopped green chilies.

tomatoes for mixed sprouts curry recipe

9. saute till the tomatoes soften.

tomatoes for mixed sprouts curry recipe

10. add ½ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and ½ tsp garam masala powder.

spices for mixed sprouts curry recipe

11. stir very well.

stir mixed sprouts curry masala

12. now add the mixed sprouts along with the stock. also season with salt.

salt for mixed sprouts curry recipe

13. stir and mix well. the stock should cover the sprouts. if the stock looks less, then add some water.

making mixed sprouts curry recipe

14. cover and simmer sprouts gravy for 10 to 12 minutes. do check at intervals and if the sprouts gravy looks dry, then add some water.

making mixed sprouts curry recipe

15. here’s the sprouts curry ready before we add one last touch.

making mixed sprouts curry recipe

16. add 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves.

coriander for mixed sprouts curry recipe

17. stir very well. the sprouts curry will have a bit of thin watery consistency. if you want a dry sabzi, then add a small amount of stock at step 12 and simmer the sprouts.

making mixed sprouts curry recipe

18. serve the mixed sprouts curry with rotis or chapatis.

mixed sprouts curry recipe


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namaste and welcome to vegrecipesofindia.com which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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9 comments/reviews

  1. Ich liebe ihren Blog und besonder ihre wirklich tollen, besonders die veganen Rezepte!
    Vielen Dank!
    Viele Grüße sendet,
    Jesse-Gabriel aus Berlin Deutschlad

    • tanya, in a pan add 1.5 to 2 cups water and the sprouts. cover and simmer till the sprouts are cooked. then strain them and use the cooked sprouts in making the curry.

  2. Hi Dassana,

    I am a silent follower of your blog..nicely explained with each step photos..

    I hav one doubt..if we discard the water in which the dals are kept for sprouting,whether the nutrients will be lost? ?

    • For sprouting very minimal water or no water is used. Its only for soaking the legumes. The water after soaking has to be discarded as they contain phytates. The beans swell up and if you keep these soaked beans wrung in a muslin or in a covered bowl, they start sprouting.

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