This easy to make sauce is a great dish to bring to a party or serve as a snack with some pita bread.

Difficulty: Easy  

Ingredients (7)

  • 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


  1. Soak 4 tablespoons fenugreek seeds in 1/2 cup cold water overnight, or until they are soft and have a jellied coating.
  2. Place 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.