The one food that rivals meat and dairy products in nutritive value and has none of the ill-effects is --- Sprouts.

Sprouts are the healthy way of meeting protein and vitamin-C needs of our body. Low fat, high fibre, no cholesterol, abundant vitamin-A, vitamin-C, high protein - sprouts have a lot to recommend that it be included as a part of every diet. Eating sprouts is indeed a very important part of healthy eating. Sprouts are versatile and may be used to make Salads, Pancakes, Pesarat, Curries, Sundal, Khichadi, etc.

RISSOLES - with Moong bean (Green Gram - whole) sprouts! A tasty way to introduce sprouts to little ones and a jiffy snack. These can also be used as stuffing in Felafel.

1½ cup Sprouts (Green gram sprouts)
3Tbsp Coriander leaves
2 Green Chillies
1" Ginger
1 clove Garlic (optional)
2 Onions, minced
¼ tsp Baking powder
1 Tbsp Cornflour/Gramflour
1 tsp Sesame seeds
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

Grind sprouts with ginger, chillies, garlic (if using) and corriander leaves.
DO NOT USE WATER. The maximum you could use is a teaspoon or two.
Add minced onions, flour, salt and baking powder. Mix very well.
Heat oil and drop spoonfuls of batter in. Deep fry over a medium flame.
Serve hot with tangy Tomato Sauce.

Tangy Tomato Sauce
Mix tomato sauce with green or red chilli sauce to suit your taste.

This is off to the event at Simple Indian Food
and to Priya's Sunday Snacks at Akshayapaatram


EC said…
Looks delicious...thanks for the entry

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