HOMEMADE SPROUT BOWL

A SPROUTER FOR LEGUMES

A homemade sprout bowl is easy to make for all. You just need to know, it only works for lentils, peas and beans. These sturdy sprouts will grow even in this quite open sprouter.

MATERIALS

1 porcelain bowl with high edges
4 tsp organic sprouting legumes
1 piece of clean linnen cloth

 1

Measure out organic legumes of your own choice. The dry legumes chould fill 1/5 of the bowl.

2

Let the legumes soak in a cup with fresh, cool water for 8-12 hours. The lentils will absorb much water, so fill the glass well.

3

Pour away the soaking water and gently pour the moist legumes into the clean bowl.

4

 Rinse the legumes with clean fresh, cold water until the water is all clear. Let the water drain away but do not rub or dry the legumes. They need to be constantly moist but not directly wet.

5

Wring the cloth in cold water and place it over the opening of the bowl. The cloth must not touch the sprouts.

6

Place the bowl on your kitchen table out of direct sunlight in a shady but not directly dark place.
Rinse morning and night following point 4 to 6.

7

When the white root on the sprout is over 1 centimetre long, they are ready. Rinse them thoroughly and enjoy them in your food.

ONLY LEGUMES IN A SPROUT BOWL

A homemade sprout bowl is a quite open sprouter due to the large opening at the top. This means the sprouts can easily dry out. To prevent this you should keep the cloth constantly moist, but is will eventually dry out before you come home and remoisture the cloth. These dry conditions mean this sprouter is only suitable for sturdy sprouts like lentils, beans and peas. But for these varieties the sprouter is easy and fun to use.

LEGUMES FOR SPROUTING

These 4 legumes are suitable for sprouting in a homemade sprout bowl.

LENTIL

Sprouts Green lentil FRESH SPROUTS

MUNGBEAN

Mung bean sprouts FRESH SPROUTS

CHICK PEA

Sprouts Chickpea FRESH SPROUTS

PEA

Sprouts Pea FRESH SPROUTS