As we all know, sprouts are packed with lots of nutrition. Sprouts
have become an integral part in the daily diet for many people.
There has been a debate whether to eat sprouts raw or
According to FDA, “Rinsing sprouts first will not remove
bacteria. Home-grown sprouts also present a health risk if they are eaten raw
or lightly cooked. Cook sprouts thoroughly to reduce the risk of illness.
Cooking kills the harmful bacteria.”
I recently bought a box of radish sprouts that looked so
fresh and appetizing. After knowing that we should cook them thoroughly and
avoid eating raw, I thought of making a curry with it for eating with
chapathis. It came out so delicious. I
didn’t use any oil for the curry and made it entirely in microwave.
Ingredients: (Serves 1-2)
1 cup Radish Sprouts
1 small Onion
½ tsp Cumin seeds
2 or 3 Cloves
A pinch of Turmeric
Cilantro to garnish
½ tsp red Chili Powder
2-3 Green Chilies
Rinse radish sprouts well.
Peel, wash and chop potato into cubes.
Wash and chop onion + tomato + green chilies into small
Add all these to a microwave safe bowl. Add cumin seeds +
cloves + red chili powder + turmeric to the bowl and mix well.
Add salt as needed and mix well. Pour a little amount of
water to soak the contents.
Microwave it for 10 min, mix and mw again for 5 more minutes
or until the vegetables are cooked well.
Leave it in the microwave for a minute, stir well and enjoy