how to make alfalfa sprouts
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how to make alfalfa sprouts

diy method to make alfalfa sprouts at home.
Prep Time3 d 6 hrs
Total Time3 d 6 hrs
Course: side
Cuisine: world
Servings: 1 medium size bowl of alfalfa sprouts
Author: Dassana Amit


materials required:

  • a clean cheese cloth or muslin cloth
  • 1 small jar
  • a string or rubber band

ingredients required:

  • ΒΌ cup alfalfa seeds
  • 1 cup water


  • pick the seeds if there are stones or damaged seeds.
  • take a clean jar.
  • add the alfalfa seeds in the jar
  • rinse the seeds a couple of times with water taking care the seeds don't spill out.
  • cover the jar lightly and soak the seeds in the water for 5-6 hours.
  • secure a muslin cloth on the mouth of the jar with a string or rubber band.
  • drain all the water.
  • keep the jar inverted for some time till the extra water also drains out.
  • store the jar in a cool and dry place for 3-5 days till you get the sprouts.
  • rinse the seeds and the jar everyday with water and then drain the water completely.
  • when the sprouts are done, then remove the alfalfa sprouts with a spoon in another jar/box/zip lock bag and store airtight in the fridge.
  • alfalfa sprouts stays good for 4-5 days.
  • add the alfalfa sprouts to your food whenever you want them.