Bean sprouts, the germinated green mung bean that is well known to everyone. The seeds can be eaten raw or heated.
Bean sprouts, the germinated green mung bean that is well known to everyone. The seeds can be eaten raw or heated. Grown from mung beans are the common variety sold in supermarkets. Soybean sprouts, a larger variety, take slightly longer to cook than mung bean sprouts.
Purchase sprouts fresh since they lose their crisp texture quite quickly. Bean sprouts will keep in the refrigerator immersed in water, for a few days. The straggly roots and seed coats can be pinched of just before use. Bean sprouts are typical sprouts. It is the first stem that grows from the mung bean. Allowed the first mung bean sprout in water then leave it for 4 hours in the sun. After this, it's further left in the dark so that the seed does not grow and the white stems arise. The Asian cuisine bean sprouts is widely used in various dishes and spring rolls. The flavor is neutral nutty and when not heated it's still crispy. The stems contain a lot of vitamins B, B17, C, and iron.
You can also grow very well by your self, this is tastier and cheaper than the kind that is in the store. Use the green mung beans which can also be found on our website. when you use 100 grams of green mung beans you can grow 500 g bean sprouts. This will take about one week.
- Soak the beans in cold water until the skins are cracked. (This may take a half-day)
- Change the water and put the bean in a closed container with a lid. Make sure the lid is not fully closed when putting them away. Don't allow any light, only fresh air.
- Put the mung beans 3/4 underwater and put the lid on loosely on.
- Put the container in a chamber where it remains about 20 to 25 degrees.
- Replace once or twice a day the water.
- After 5 to 7 days, the gemmules are good and the bean sprouts edible.
- For use rinse the sprouts with water.