Bhatmas Sadeko (Spicy Soyabean Salad) – a Nepali Favourite!

Total Time: 45 minutes
Serving size: 4-5 servings

Bhatmas sadeko is an authentic and traditional Nepali dish that has been passed down through generations. It is made with dried soybeans (bhatmas), green chili pepper, onion, garlic, ginger, coriander leaves and other spices. The warm and comforting flavor of the bhatmas sadeko makes it a popular choice among the Nepalese. This recipe is quick to prepare and can be served with beaten rice for a delicious meal!
Lb00100 Bhatmas Sadeko

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- Dried soybeans (bhatmas) - ½ lb (full or broken into halves)- Green chili pepper – 1 finely cut into pieces- Onion -1 finely chopped- Ginger – about 1 tablespoon finely chopped- Garlic – about 1 tablespoon finely chopped- Green topped onion- 2 finely chopped- Coriander leaves- 1 table spoon finely chopped- Lemon juice-1 teaspoon- Red chili powder-1 teaspoon- Salt as per taste- Oil – 1 teaspoon thyme seed -1/2 teaspoon


1. Fry soybeans (with oil or without oil) in a pan.2. Spread fried soybeans in a big plate and roll the motor over it (to break soybeans into two halves and peels soybean covers out).3. Filter the broken soybean covers out from the plate.4. Pour the broken soybeans in the bowl and add all finely chopped ginger, garlic, onion, green topped onion.5. Add salt, red chili powder and lemon juice and coriander leaves to it.6. Stir and mix it well and add green chili pepper on it.7. Heat a pan, pour oil, heat oil and add thyme seed into hot oil .8. When thyme turns golden brown put the heat off and add turmeric powder .9. Pour this oil and thyme mixture to the soybean mixture you made before.10. Your bhatmas sadeko is ready to serve!
Bhatmas Sadeko is a Nepali favorite that brings comfort and warmth with its unique flavor profile! The recipe takes just 45 minutes from start to finish and can be served with beaten rice for a truly delicious meal. This traditional dish has been passed down through generations and it’s sure to become an instant family favorite when served.


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