Fenugreek Sprouts

Fenugreek Sprouts

Trigonella foenum-graecum

Fenugreek seeds sprouts and microgreens
Fenugreek seeds, sprouts and microgreens.


The ground seeds of fenugreek are an ingredient in some curry powder blends.

Fenugreek sprouts taste pleasantly nutty shortly after germination. The older they get, the more bitter they become.

Fenugreek sprouted seeds
The seeds of fenugreek germinate quickly, already after two days the sprouts can be eaten.

How to grow fenugreek sprouts

Soaking: Yes, for 6 to 12 hours
Sprouting time: 2 days at 64-68 °F/18-20 °C
Harvest: After 2 to 7 days
Rinse/drain: 2 times per day
Germinators: Tray seed sprouter, glass sprouter
Harvest quantity: 1 cup of seeds yields 2 to 4 cups of sprouts and 4 to 6 cups of greens

Fenugreek microgreens
Fenugreek greens can be harvested after a week.

How to use and store rapeseed sprouts

Eat raw: Yes
Aroma: Fresh sprouts taste best, 2 to 4 days after germination, then they have that special nutty, spicy fenugreek flavor. With age, they become slightly bitter.
Uses: Fresh sprouts can be eaten in herb curd, salad or as a bread topping. The greens are suitable for salads or for seasoning soups.
Store: Greens can be stored in the refrigerator for about 5 days. They are not suitable for freezing.

salad of carrot beetroot parsnip and fenugreek sprouts
Raw vegetable salad of carrot, beetroot, parsnip and fenugreek sprouts.