Recipe: Sprouted fenugreek soup

Soups with spices and aromatic herbs
February 04, 2010


A few days ago, I sowed fenugreek after testing the seeds.
They were vital, so I also create some fenugreek sprouts.

Fenugreek SeedsPut the seeds in a covered bowl with some water, in a warm place.


Fenugreek sproutsChange water every morning for 4-5 days, until sprouts are ready.

Easy, isn't it? Next experiment: mungo beans!


Fenugreek sprouts are sligtly bitter, cook them using also a sweet ingredient (like coconut cream) to have tasty and healthy recipes.

Sprouted fenugreek soup

Sprouted fenugreek soup


Ingredients
Serves two
4 tbsp sprouted fenugreek
1 red onion
200ml coconut cream
one piece of tamaring
1 tsp sambar powder
1 pinch of chili powder

Directions
Mince the onion and fry with some oil in a pot for a couple of minutes.
Add the sprouted fenugreek, cook for one minute, then add the coconut cream, chili powder and minced tamarind.
Cook over low heat for ten minutes, add sambar powder and serve with rice or bread croutons.



Ethiopian-Style legumes soupA similar recipe:

Ethiopian-Style legumes soup


Souper SundaysThis goes to Deb from Kahakai Kitchen who's hosting the weekly event Souper Sundays.


Some likes it bitter? Usually the answer is no, but as Yasmeen teaches us with the event Bitter Better Health, many bitter foods are also very healthy.


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Comments

Author: Reeni (URL)
02/05/2010

What a delicious and healthy soup Graziana! I love the coconut cream in it.


Author: DebinHawaii (URL)
08/02/2010

I would have never though of sprouting fenugreek--so interesting! And the soup sounds creamy and delicious. Thanks for joining in Souper Sundays. ;-)


Author: Yasmeen (URL)
08/02/2010

This is a very unique soup ,the coconut cream must even the bitterness,I have to try this soon.thanks for your interest in the event,Graziana :D


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