Rating: 3.5 stars
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

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

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Recipe Summary

prep:
2 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
27 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

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

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  • 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; protein 6g; carbohydrates 15.5g; fat 8.3g; cholesterol 4.9mg; sodium 133.1mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
06/14/2010
In India green gram lentils are called mung. Read More
(5)

Most helpful critical review

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)
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
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)