Friday, 9 May 2014

Hot and spicy sprouted mung bean soup.



Protein packed hot and spicy sprouted mung bean soup.

Ingredients:

125 g sprouted mung beans (Check here how to sprout mung beans)
350 ml water
1 teaspoon dark soya sauce
1 teaspoon garlic chilli sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 clove garlic finely chopped
1 small onion finely chopped
1 medium tomato finely chopped
125 ml pasatta (sieved tomatoes)
1 teaspoon fresh ginger paste.
1 teaspoon olive oil



Method:

1.In a pan add the olive oil and when it is hot add the garlic and onions and sauté until pink and translucent.
2.Add the sprouted mung beans, garlic paste, pasatta, salt  and simmer the soup for 10 minutes until mung beans are tender.
3. Add the soya sauce and garlic chilli sauce and the chopped tomatoes.Simmer for 2-3 minutes and turn off heat.
4. Transfer the soup to serving bowls and serve hot.

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64 comments:

  1. Sounds like a great store-cupboard soup - I've got all the ingredients in the kitchen, except the mung beans!

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    1. Michelle you can make it with tinned lentils too, just use those instead of mung beans.

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  2. Yum, that sounds delicious. I still haven't got any mung beans yet

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    1. Jen you can make it with tinned aduki beans or lentils instead.

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  3. I don't think I have ever eaten mung beans but this sounds tasty x

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  4. This looks so good, I have to try it. It looks easy to make. Thank you for sharing.

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  5. Great looking recipe Nayna! Thank you for sharing :)

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  6. Oh gosh, that sounds delicious!!

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  7. This looks and sounds delicious. I love your pictures, they look so professional.

    Fiona @ www.dollydowsie.com

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    1. Thanks Fiona, I am really trying to improve my photography and appreciation from you guys gives me lots of encouragement.

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  8. I've never tried mung beans, they look lovely in your soup.

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  9. Love soups, the mung beans look lovely and adore garlic and chilli, so may have to try this.

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  10. Don't think I've tried mung beans before. Your soup sounds delicious!

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  11. I have to admit ive never tried mung beans but this soup looks lovely and vibrant and fresh i may have to give it a go!
    Fab recipe!

    Jess
    http://owlcrazymummy.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. I love lentil soup and the flavours here sounds amazing. Must hunt down some mung beans!

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  13. Looks like a yummy soup with some mung bean .required for this rainy weather .

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    1. Yes Sathya, perfect to warm up with.

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  14. I have never tried bean sprouts for soup before, but these sound so fresh and delicious, especially with the combination of ginger and garlic...

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  15. I'm not sure this is my sort of thing but I am keen to learn more about sprouting. Lovely photos!

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    1. Kate I guess spicy food is not everyone's cup of tea, but you can eat sprouted pulses in salads too.They are very healthy.

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  16. Yum, this sounds delicious and if I went to a restaurant and it was on the menu with a photo like yours I would definitely order it! Really different and interesting!

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    1. wow that's a lovely comment and very encouraging.Thanks

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  17. I'm not a big fan of soup but this sound's really tasty, I could imagine it being served with some warm home made bread! x

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  18. I've never thought of cooking with mung beans, interesting.

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  19. that sounds delicious. I've not had mung beans in a soup before, but it looks tasty. Pretty bowls too :-)

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  20. Oh this looks nice and healthy! Looks yum too!

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  21. Mmmm...I have wanted to have a go at sprouting for a long time myself, and this looks like a unique way of using them in something other than salads.
    Love Vicky
    http://www.aroundandupsidedown.co.uk/

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  22. I have never even heard of mung beans - will look out for them when i go shopping

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  23. Haven't had soup for a long time. This looks very tasty.

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  24. What a fantastic healthy and flavourful soup. I would love this for my lunch today. It looks like a fairly easy recipe too x

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  25. This looks lovely, i've never tried mung beans before as I'm not a fan of beans but may have to give this a go sometime x

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  26. oo that looks like just my sort of thing. As you know I have just finished a week of nothing but juice, so this is my first day back on food. I still can't face cooked food, but once I can I am definitely trying this out. Lovely to discover your blog - we are a family of vegetarians so this is great for us.

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  27. That sounds delicious, your photographs really bring it to life!

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  28. I really must get round to trying mung beans - they're on my list ;-)

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  29. I'm a huge fan of sprouted mung bean shoots Nayna, my toddler and I made a curry of them last week. I haven't cooked them quite this way but I know I will enjoy it when I do x

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  30. I'm really into beans/pulses at the moment so this recipe will go on my list to try. I love anything hot and spicy :)

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  31. This is something my other half would like, perhaps I will have to make it for him as a treat. Thanks for sharing your recipe :)

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  32. What a creative concept! Sounds very interesting!

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  33. This looks delicious! I've never used mung beans before.

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  34. Very interesting recipe using mung beans, I will definitely try it out. David Mitchell

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  35. Oooh what a funny little bean with a funny name! x

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  36. Oh wow this looks fabulous! I've never made anything like this, but I think it's going to have to go onto my 'to cook' list.

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  37. This recipe sounds delicious. I am really wanting to try more soups, this recipe would be the perfect start.

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  38. I've never tried mung beans but looks like a super simple and tasty recipe - like the idea you can make with tinned lentils too.

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  39. what a cracking recipe yum yum

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  40. I like soups... actually I am a huge soup fan but I must admit I never had one like this...

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  41. That sounds really heathy and looks really delicious.

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  42. i love mung beans - but haven't had them for ages. This recipe looks great. x

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  43. I love soup, and I really enjoy making my own. This recipe looks really simple and uses ingredients I would have in the house anyway.. perfect :-)

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  44. Interesting recipe, one I may try in the near future

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  45. Wow.. hot and spicy mung bean soup is to my taste.. love spicy dishes... Now it is winter here and this is a perfect dish.

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  46. Mung soup sounds so good and being sprouted, so healthy as well..very lovely pictures..

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  47. Thank you for sharing this recipe. I think my family are getting bored with my traditional recipe of making sprouted Mung beans. Now I can make a variation.

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  48. This looks great! I always love various beans as they make me feel so healthy so this is an ideal recipe for me. x

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  49. I'm on a soupy marathon during these cold days!!! :P And of course, I love anything vegetarian that comes with protein... This seems to be an absolute delish bowl! Sprouting some moong beans this week and simmering this one :) Lovely space you have, NaynaJi!!! See you sometime @ www.cookingwithsj.com (A gujju vegetarian space) :)

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  50. Greater great way to use sprouted mung beans, will give this a try
    Harsha Modha

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  51. Great way to use sprouted mung beans, will try this out.

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  52. That looks super. (Forgive the pun) :)

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  53. I made this but it was a little too hot for me but probably because I was a little too generous with the spices!

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  54. Re-made with less spices and perfect!

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  55. Yum sounds lovely!

    AShleigh

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  56. Oh i love hot and spicey food :) thankyou for sharing

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  57. Plenty of fibre content in this soup! Great thanks!

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