how to make alfalfa sprouts
diy method to make alfalfa sprouts at home.
Prep Time3 d 6 hrs
Total Time3 d 6 hrs
Servings: 1 medium size bowl of alfalfa sprouts
- a clean cheese cloth or muslin cloth
- 1 small jar
- a string or rubber band
- ¼ 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.