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Fenugreek seeds are the ripe fruit obtained from the small fenugreek plant and are a member of the legume family. The small hard seeds have a yellowish caramel colour and a bitter sweet and nutty flavour with a pungent aroma. The seeds, when dry, are very hard and difficult to grind. However, if you soak the seeds in water overnight or cook the seeds in water the seeds disslove into a soft paste. Their subtle bitter taste lends them for use most extensively in Indian curries but also in savoury sauces and vegetable dishes in Mediterranean cuisine. The spice people carry these fenugreek products; fenugreek seeds ground and fenugreek seeds whole, as well as Fenugreek Leaves

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Culinary Notes:

Obtained from the fenugreek plant, fenugreek seeds have a very lightly bitter, savoury curry flavour that lends itself well to Indian curries, as well as Mediterranean sauces, stews and soups.

Health benefits:

Fenugreek is rich in protein and fibre and has many health and medicinal properties. It has iron and potassium. It can help the cardiovascular system, blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart attack.

Ingredients:

100% dried Whole Fenugreek Seeds

How to use:

  • It goes well with cardamom, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, garlic, pepper, nigella and turmeric
  • Add at the beginning of a dish to impart their flavour, or as a finishing sprinkle on top after blooming in a warm pan until fragrant
  • Add 1/2-1tsp into curries for a savoury, very lightly bitter curry flavour
  • Add a fragrant flavour to sauces, stews and soups
  • Add whole or grind in a mortar and pestle to make a powder

Recipe/product links:

Click below or scan the QR code on the back of your product packet to find recipes and how-to-use instructions Cream of Celeriac Soup How to make Achari Masala Indian Butter Chicken

Country of Origin:

Asia and Southern Europe

Other names or spelling:

Methi, Bird’s Foot, Cow’s Horn, Greek Hayseed, Trigonella foenum-graecum, methi seed, goat’s horn

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