Friday, 7 September 2012

Sprouts with Spinach & Mushroom

This combination of various sprouts mixed with mushroom and fresh spinach makes the recipe extremely rich in vitamins and protein.It's perfect for kid's lunch box or for dinner.You can have this mix with chapatis or parathas.It's quick and easy to make.You can use the make ahead masala i mentioned in my previous post.
If you cannot make sprouts,simply use chick peas,red kidney beans(rajma),green moong dal or any other beans of your choice and soak them in water for atleast 10 hours or overnight.

Sprouts of green moong dal,horse gram-1/4 cup boiled
Spinach leaves-1 cup
Button Mushroom-6-7
Onion-1/2 medium size
Ginger-garlic paste-2 table spoon
Kasoori Methi-1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli powder-1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Coriander powder-1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
Oil-2 teaspoons
Garam masala-1/4 teaspoon

-Wash the spinach leaves throughly under running water and also clean the dirt and mud from the mushrooms.
-Finely chop the spinach leaves and cut the mushrooms into quaters.
-Chop the onion and dice the tomatoes.
-Boil the sprouts with 1/2 teaspoon of salt in 4-5 cups of water for 4-5 minutes.Make sure you do not over cook the sprouts.
-Take a pan and add oil and let it heat.
-Add the chopped onionsand cook for 3-4 minutes till they turn translucent.
-Now add the diced tomatoes,ginger-garlic paste and saute for another 2-3 minutes and add the coriander powder,turmeric,red chilli,kasoori methi and salt and cook till the masala is done and you can see oil on the sides of the pan.
-Now add the chopped mushrooms,spinach leaves and cook till they are properly done.
-Add the boiled sprouts and the garam masala and cook for another 3-4 minutes on medium flame.
-Serve hot with chapati.

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