Fenugreek (Trigonella Foenum-graecum)
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.
Ground Fenugreek has a warm, yellowish-brown colour with a strong curry-like flavour.
- Add to casseroles for a subtle curry spice flavour.
- Add to lentil soups and dhals.
- Fenugreek is great in chutneys and pickles.