HOMEMADE SPROUT JAR

A SPROUTER FOR MANY VARIETIES

A homemade sprout jar is fun and easy to make for children and adults. You can cultivate most types of sprouts in a homemade sprout jar. All you need to remember is not to fill it too much with seeds.

Homemade sprout jar FRESH SPROUTS

MATERIALS

1 glass jar 2-8 dl in size
1-2 tsp organic sprouting seeds
1 piece of linnen cloth or tulle
A rubber band

Sprout jar with sprouting seeds FRESH SPROUTS

 1

Measure out organic sprouting seeds of your own choice. Dry legumes should fill 1/5 of the jar. Seeds only 1/10.

Soaked sprouting seeds FRESH SPROUTS

2

Let the seeds soak in a glass with fresh, cool water. The seeds will absorb much water, so fill the glass well.

Sprout jar with wet sprouting seeds FRESH SPROUTS

3

Pour away the soaking water, fill the cup again and pour the seeds or legumes gently into the clean jar.

4

Place the wet linnen or tulle over the jar opening and fasten it with the rubber band.

Homemade sprout jar during sprouting FRESH SPROUTS

5

Let the water drain out of the cloth and place the jar in a bowl in an angle, so the last water may drip out.

6

Place the bowl on your kitchen table out of direct sunlight in shade. Rinse morning and night following point 4 to 6.

Homemade sprout jar FRESH SPROUTS

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.

ALMOST ALL SPROUTS IN A JAR

A homemade sprout jar may be used to cultivate almost any variety of sprout. Only the mucilaginous cress, Arugula, Flax and Chia will not grow in a jar. Broccoli and Kale may be difficult in a jar, bur all other sprouting seeds, grains and legumes will work well in a homemade sprout jar.

SEEDS & LEGUMES FOR SPROUTING

These 4 seeds and legumes are easy to cultivate in a homemade sprout jar, but many more will work too.

FENUGREEK

Sprouts fenugreek FRESH SPROUTS

RED LENTIL

Sprouts Red lentil FRESH SPROUTS

DAIKON

Sprouts Daikon radish FRESH SPROUTS

ALFALFA

Sprouts Alfalfa FRESH SPROUTS