How to Grow Bean Sprouts: A Simple Process

Different varieties of beans may be used to make bean sprouts, sometimes referred to as mung bean sprouts. Soybean sprouts are the most prevalent and popular among them. In addition to aiding in hydration, eating bean sprouts offers vital minerals including beta-carotene and vitamin C. They may aid in bodily cooling and have diuretic and cleansing qualities. If you want to cultivate bean sprouts at home, do the following:

70 grams of fresh green mung beans should be prepared.

2. Examine the mung beans and discard any blemished or impure beans, retaining only the ripe and healthy ones.

3. Thoroughly rinse the mung beans with fresh water.

4. After cleaning, soak the mung beans in water until the skin starts to break in the centre and they visibly expand.

5. Set up an electric rice cooker with a steamer tray. You may replace a colander if one is not available.

6. Place a clean towel dampened with water in the steamer tray (alternatively, line the tray with banana or lotus leaves that have been soaked in water).

7. Distribute the soaking mung beans evenly over the wet cloth.

8. Use another moist towel to cover the mung beans, squeezing them to remove extra water.

9. Lay a container on top of the cloth-covered mung beans that is just a little bit smaller in diameter than the steamer tray.

10. Insert a deeper, marginally smaller container (such as a stainless steel lunchbox or a sealed bowl) filled with water into the container.

11. Place the container into the inner pot of the electric rice cooker and secure the top.

12. Place the rice cooker in the box it came in.

13. Use the container's lid to cover the rice cooker's lid. After that, seal the box and leave it so the beans may sprout.

14. Put the mung beans in the steamer tray on the first night. You'll see the bean sprouts beginning to grow by morning.

15. Carefully remove the fragile, elongated stalk from a bean sprout to inspect it.

16. Place the dampened towel over the bean sprouts once more.

17. Add enough cold water to cover the sprouts, then add a weight to the top.

18. Verify the bean sprouts that night. They ought to have expanded much.

19. Check a bean sprout; you'll discover that it has grown more quickly than it did the morning before.

Continue wetting the cloth with cold water and putting a weight on top in step 20.

21. The bean sprouts will have expanded quickly by the morning of the third day, with two sensitive yellow leaves unfurling.

22. Lift the seedlings and check out the growing root tendrils.

Home bean sprout cultivation is an easy and enjoyable technique that will provide you healthy, fresh complements to your meals.


This post was recently updated on Aug 24, 2023