Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | August 1, 2011

Amaranth-Five

Grass basket seiving

This is the fifth step in my processing amaranth.  After skimming off the floating chaff from the water, what I had left was essentially the heavier seed and water.  To not lose any of the amaranth’s tiny seeds, I used a tightly woven grass basket.  I transferred the water and seeds to a smaller clay pot as my grass basket was small.  In the picture, you can see the tiny black seeds that remain in the basket as the water flows through.

 
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