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Crimson lentils

$5.40

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Description

Crimson lentils

250 g

Beautiful salmon coloured sprouts. Make a nice snack when sprouted for about 3 days or can be sprouted and cooked. An attractive addition to salads. 

  • Days to Sprout 2 - 3 Days 
  • Soak Time 4 - 8 hours 
  • Yield 1/2 cup of dry seed yields 2.5 cups of sprouts 
  • Storage Our seeds should sprout well for a year after you purchase them, if stored in a cool dry place. If you'd like to extend the germination life of your seeds, store them in the fridge. If you store your seeds in the freezer, they'll last even longer!
  • An excellent source of folate and manganese, and a good source of thiamin, iron, phosphorus, and copper. Good source of vitamins B & C. 

 

Did you know? 


Crimson lentils are known as masoor dal in India. Try sprouted crimson lentils in any recipe that calls for masoor dal! The plant likely originated in India, and lentils have been part of the human diet since the Neolithic times, being one of the first crops domesticated in the Near East. Archeological evidence shows they were eaten 13,000 to 9,500 years ago. 

 

Info: Sprouted seeds have between 4 to 40 times more nutrients than their mature counterparts. (1)

  1. Xiao Z, Lester GE, Luo Y, Wang Q. Assessment of vitamin and carotenoid concentrations of emerging food products: edible microgreens. J Agric Food Chem. 2012 Aug 8; 60 (31): 7644-51. doi: 10.1021 / jf300459b. Epub 2012 Jul 30. PMID: 22812633 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22812633/