How to grow sprouting seeds
Soak seed in tepid water overnight and rinse. Scatter seeds on to damp tissue paper in a shallow tray, cover with polythene (reuse a clear plastic food bag if possible) and place in the dark
Rinse the sprouts daily. Keep the tissue constantly moist, but not too wet as the seeds may rot. Drain any free water from the tray.
Harvesting sprouting seeds
Harvest as required. If you want to 'green' the sprouts (eg for alfalfa, cress, fenugreek, mustard and radish, move them into the light. Keep pale coloured sprouts (eg mung beans and aduki beans, 'forced' in the dark.