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What sort of beans make beanshoots for stir-frys?

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KatyMac Sun 10-Aug-08 15:44:31

Are they easy to make?

They seem so expensive to buy plus you get enough for about 3 meals

DD really likes them (but not enough to eat them 3 days in a row)

ThatBigGermanPrison Sun 10-Aug-08 15:46:43

It's alfalfa isn't it? or mung beans, or something similarly lentilly.

Madlentileater Sun 10-Aug-08 15:48:58

the ones you but are mung beans (called moong sometimes) but you can use any eg chickpeas, lentils. they are very easy but I find home mde ones aren't as long and straight as the ones you buy. I did post some instructions I guess you could search for them, am feeling too worn out to compose coherent directions now!

MrsTittleMouse Sun 10-Aug-08 15:49:31

It's mung beans. I think that they're really easy to sprout as I've seen it as a project for children.

KatyMac Sun 10-Aug-08 15:52:49


I will give it a go

DD is quite keen

Do you have to buy special beans or just ordinary dried ones

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