- Fenugreek Seeds are an ingredient in some Indian curries, used both whole and powdered in the preparation of pickles, vegetable dishes, daals, and spice mixes such as panch phoron and sambar powder.
- They are often roasted to reduce bitterness and enhance flavor.
- Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family fabaceae.
- Fenugreek has three culinary uses that is as a herb, as a spice, and as a vegetable.
Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop. Its seeds and leaves are common ingredients in dishes from the Indian subcontinent, where it is known as 'methi'.