Whole Moong /Green gram is filled with proteins. I have prepared juice, using this sprouted moong.
Whole Moong juice or panaka is one of the traditional panak / juice of South Canara.
This particular panaka/juice, used to be prepared my doddamma where I grown up. She used to prepare varieties of panaka and we do enjoy drinking it.
Let us see some benefits of Sprouted Green Gram :Whole Moong sprouts are low in calories and they are rich in fiber. They are full of B Vitamin, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, B2, B5 and Vitamin K. They are rich in minerals like folic acid, zinc,copper, magnesium and protein. They are rich in antioxidants and excellent source of vitamins and minerals. They helps us to get good immune system. They are easy to digest. They are good for weight loss and good remedy for hair loss. They are good for acidity problems.
Let us see the recipe now :
Ingredients :Sprouted Moong : 4 to 5 Tablespoons
Jaggery : 2 Tablespoons
Dry Ginger Powder : 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt : A pinch
Water : 2 Glasses
Method :1. Put Moong Sprout to mixi jar. Add 1/2 Cup of water and grind. Grind into thin paste consistency.
2. Remove it from mixi jar to a big bowl.
3. Add jaggery, a pinch of salt and required water. Mix all the ingredients nicely.
4. Add dry ginger powder and mix it well. You can grind it a bit to get froth ( ನೊರೆ ).
5. Shift it to glasses and serve. Adding ice cubes or use of cold water to prepare the panaka is optional.
Note :Add more sprouts to get thick consistency. Adding salt and pepper to panaka is optional. Adding sugar instead of jaggery is optional. Remember jaggery is the healthy option. Jaggery helps to keep our body cool and energetic.
Diabetic patients needs to reduce the jaggery amount while you prepare this PANAKA.
Time : 10 Minutes.
Serves : 2 to 3.