How to make Sprouted Moong Raita - Healthy sprouts and chilled yogurt makes a delicious raita.

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Main Ingredients : Moong Sprouts (अंकुरित मूंग ), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Raitas

Sprouted Moong Raita

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Raitas recipes like Bathue Ka Raita, Irani Raita, Akhrot Aur Angoor Ka Raita, Makhane Ka Raita.

Sprouted Moong Raita Recipe Card

Sprouted Moong Raita

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Sprouted Moong Raita Recipe

  • Moong Sprouts 1 cup

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Tomato chopped 1 medium

  • Cucumberchopped 1 medium

  • Carrotchopped 1 medium

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Lightly blanch moong sprouts. Drain and keep aside. Whisk yogurt with sugar, salt and rock salt.

Step 2

Heat a tawa and dry roast cinnamon stick and peppercorns lightly. Cool and powder.

Step 3

Mix blanched moong sprouts, tomato, cucumber, carrot, onion and green chilli into the whisked yogurt.

Step 4

Sprinkle spice powder and serve chilled, garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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