Fenugreek Sprouts Raita

1 Oct

Menthi Perugu Pachadi.

Fenugreek seeds are soaked in water and sprouted. Spices are fried in oil till golden brown. The fenugreek sprouts are mixed with yogurt along with fried spices. Serve fenugreek sprouts raita with steamed rice or with roti.
Makes: around 2 Cups of Fenugreek Sprouts Raita.


Fenugreek Sprouts 1/2 Cup
Yogurt 1 1/2 cups
Green chiles 1
Salt to Taste
Cilantro few Sprigs


Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Remove stem, wash and slice the green chile.
Whisk yogurt with salt.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add green chiles.
Fry briefly and remove from heat.
Cool to room temperature and add the spices to the whisked yogurt.
Stir in cilantro and serve fenugreek sprouts raita with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Click here to learn how to sprout fengreek seeds.

Suggestions: Adjust spice with green chiles.
Variations: You can also add finely chopped onion to the raita.
Other Names: Fenugreek Sprouts Raita, Menthi Perugu Pachadi.

4 Responses to “Fenugreek Sprouts Raita”

  1. Hari Chandana October 1, 2011 at 10:17 pm #

    nice and refreshing recipe.. looks too good !!

  2. Priya October 2, 2011 at 5:30 am #

    Healthy and quite new raita for me.

  3. Punitha October 11, 2011 at 8:08 am #

    something different, i make fenugreek sprout pulao , just like peas pulao. its really yummy and tasty n healthy too. use lil oil only .

  4. vijaya murthi March 12, 2012 at 5:01 am #

    I keep fenugreek sprouts in the fridge for about 10 days & have a spoonful everyday. It is nice & crunchy. It is not bitter after sprouting & loaded with nutrients .
    I will surely try this simple salad ! Thanks .

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