Sprouted pulses have high nutritional value. Eating dishes made up of sprouted pulses 2 to 3 times a week is recommended by the nutritionists.

Here I have used sprouted chana , you may even use mixed pulses.

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves: 4


  • Sprouted chana: 1 cup
  • Onion: 1 chopped
  • Capsicum: 1 chopped
  • Tomato: 1 chopped
  • Garam masala: 1 tsp
  • Green chillies: 1 or 2 slit
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Coriander leaves: finely chopped 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds: 1/4 tsp
  • Vegetable oil: 1 tbsp


  • Boil sprouted chana with little salt for 5 to 7 mins.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  • Add green chillies and a pinch of asoefitida.
  • Add onion and saute for a minute.
  • Add capsicum and saute till it turns soft.
  • Add turmeric powder , red chilli powder and salt and sprinkle little water and toss well .
  • Add tomatoes and saute till it turns mushy.add garam masala and mix.
  • Now add the boiled  sprouted chana and mix.
  • Toss for another 3 to 4 mins.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve with rotis or as side dish for rice.

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