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

prep:
2 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
27 mins
Servings:
2
Max Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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).

  • 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

155.6 calories; 5.96 g protein; 15.54 g carbohydrates; 1.13 g dietary-fiber; 9.38 g sugars; 8.34 g fat; 1.8 g saturated-fat; 4.9 mg cholesterol; 483.25 IU vitamin-a-iu; 1.56 mg niacin-equivalents; 0.1 mg vitamin-b6; 6.39 mg vitamin-c; 30.71 mcg folate; 190.39 mg calcium; 1.58 mg iron; 36 mg magnesium; 275.54 mg potassium; 133.1 mg sodium; 0.06 mg thiamin; 75.04 calories-from-fat; 38 percent-of-calories-from-carbs; 46 percent-of-calories-from-fat; 14 percent-of-calories-from-protein; 10 percent-of-calories-from-sat-fat


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Anonymous
06/14/2010
In India green gram lentils are called mung.
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Anonymous
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.
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Anonymous
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.
(12)
Anonymous
06/14/2010
In India green gram lentils are called mung.
(5)