A mild and healthy warm soup prepared in Western India, good for invalids and babies too!

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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Pour water into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add bean sprouts and cook for several minutes. Strain (you can use the boiled bean sprouts for salad).

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  • Mix rice flour and buttermilk into the bean sprout stock. Add sugar and curry leaf. Season with salt.

  • In a separate pan, heat vegetable oil. Add pepper and cumin and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Pour mixture over the soup and bring to a boil.

  • Serve hot. Garnish with chopped cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

156 calories; 8.3 g total fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 133 mg sodium. 15.5 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
06/14/2010
In India green gram lentils are called mung. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/11/2008
I think this needs to be mentioned very carefully here that bean sprouts is the lentil sprouts ( sprouts from green gram lentils) and not mung bean sprouts as available in USA and used in Thai cuisine etc. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/14/2010
In India green gram lentils are called mung. Read More
(5)
Rating: 3 stars
06/11/2008
I think this needs to be mentioned very carefully here that bean sprouts is the lentil sprouts ( sprouts from green gram lentils) and not mung bean sprouts as available in USA and used in Thai cuisine etc. Read More
(12)
Rating: 4 stars
06/14/2010
In India green gram lentils are called mung. Read More
(5)
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