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How to Sprout Black Chickpeas


Black Chickpeas in Assamese called  Boot. Assamese people use black chickpeas as a part of  Prashad offered in various religious ceremonies. Black chickpeas have lots of vitamins and minerals and sprouting them increases its nutritional value. Sprouted chickpeas can be added in salad.

INGREDIENTS:                                                    


  • 1 cup black chickpeas
  •  water to cover


METHOD:                                                             

  1. Rinse black chickpeas.
  2. Take the chickpeas in a wide bowl.
  3. Cover with enough water to soak all the chickpeas for 24 hours.  Cover with a cloth.
  4. After 24 hours drain the water and rinse again.
  5. Again soak chickpeas in water. Drain and rinse in every 12 hours and follow the same procedure for next 2-3 days.
  6. Now you can see sprouts coming out from chickpeas. You can use these sprouted black chickpeas in your salad.
  7. Store it in container in your refrigerator and use within 4-5 days. 

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