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Fenugreek (Trigonella Foenum-graecum)

Fenugreek

Description

GREAT IN CURRIES AND CASSEROLES

Fenugreek has a strong, curry-like flavour making it a key ingredient in curry powder.

Did you know?

Fenugreek was used as a conditioning powder to give horses a glossy coat, and was reputed to cure baldness in men. Harem women ate roasted Fenugreek to develop a buxom figure. The Egyptians used Fenugreek for incense and embalming. Made into a paste and spread over the body, Fenugreek is supposed to reduce fever. Fenugreek restores nitrogen in the soil as it comes from the pea family.

Quality

Ground Fenugreek has a warm, yellowish-brown colour with a strong curry-like flavour.

Usage

  • Add to casseroles for a subtle curry spice flavour.
  • Add to lentil soups and dhals.
  • Fenugreek is great in chutneys and pickles.