Yemenite Fenugreek Sauce
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This easy to make sauce is a great dish to bring to a party or serve as a snack with some pita bread.
- 4 tablespoons fenugreek seeds
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 4 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
- 2 teaspoons salt
- juice of 2 lemons
- 1 small dried hot red chile, seeded
1Soak 4 tablespoons fenugreek seeds in 1/2 cup cold water overnight, or until they are soft and have a jellied coating.
2Place the seeds and their soaking liquid in a blender and add 4 cloves garlic, 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, 2 teaspoons salt, the juice of 2 lemons, and 1 small dried hot red chile (seeded). Blend to a coarse purée. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week. Serve with falafel or with pita bread for dipping.
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