Sprouting mung beans

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Mung beans
\N \N Put beans into container and completely cover with lukewarm water. Soak
\N \N For 24 hours. Rinse and drain. Place in container that has a lid.
\N \N Place layer of beans, cover with damp cloth, and weight down. (I used 6
\N can Of sardines... it fit the container I was using) Cover and place
\N \N In a dark spot. Check on it periodically, rinsing and mainting
\N \N Moisture. Take about 3-4 days to get to a good size. Any longer than
\N \N That, they become bitter. To stop them from growing, rinse with cold
\N \N Water and store in refrigerator.

Mung beans must be grown in the dark to maintain their whiteness. To acheive the thick 'root', they must also grow against some force. If they get any light, the 'flower' part turns green and sprout will then turn bitter. Origin: Sharon Stevens Shared by: Sharon Stevens, Jan/95.

Submitted By SHARON STEVENS On 01-24-95

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