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Sprouted Fenugreek Salad

Sprouted_Fenugreek_Salad_1 Fenugreek seeds are very good for health, specially for digestive problems including stomach and mouth ulcers. They are considered as good medicine for diabetic patients. Fenugreek seeds are used as spice and also as herb. Fenugreek is used in beauty treatment also. Other than seeds, its tender leaves are also relished, their sprouts are also used in salads and in curries.

Fenugreek seeds are little bitter in taste. After sprouting the bitterness in fenugreek seeds reduce considerably and they taste little sweet. I add them in fresh salads often. Here is a salad with beautiful fenugreek sprouts.

Fenugreek is known as Vendayam in Tamil and Methi in Hindi.

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Serves: 2 to 3

Ingredients

  • Fenugreek sprouts – 2 table spoonSprouted_Fenugreek_Salad_2
  • Pearl onion peeled – 10 no
  • Tomato small – 1 no
  • Green chilli – 1 no
  • Carrot small – 1 no
  • Coriander leaves – few
  • Lemon – ½ piece
  • Pepper powder – ½ tea spoon
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Olive oil/any oil – ½ tea spoon (optional)

Method

  • Peel and chop carrot, onion, green chilli, tomato and coriander leaves.

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  • In a bowl add all chopped items, sprouted fenugreek; then add pepper powder, oil, lemon juice and salt; toss well and serve.

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This post is part of the event “Cooking With Seeds (CWS-Fenugreek Seeds)” hosted by SE of Denufood and scheduled by Priya’s Easy N Tasty Recipes.

{ 6 comments… add one }

  • Priya February 15, 2010, 1:52 am

    Woww wat a healthy salad, very prefect entry and colourful salad for peoples who love bitterness..

  • SE February 15, 2010, 5:22 am

    Wow..this is super healthy and delicious..thanks for sending it to the event !!!

  • Sushma Mallya February 15, 2010, 10:56 am

    very very healthy salad, looks colourful too

  • Vinolia February 15, 2010, 1:59 pm

    salad looks colourful and appetizing and that’s a nutritious dish too!!!

  • nilong September 3, 2012, 2:28 am

    how do you sprout them? what temperature water and for how long? I have soaked the seeds overnight and no sprouts…they start to smell after a while. please give details. sounds like a great salad.

  • Anirban June 15, 2013, 11:16 pm

    I made it by myself and found it excellent. I used mustered oil instead of Olive and Cucumber instead of Carrot. That was fine. It was a hit!

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