AKA ' Methi /Methy (India), Hilbeh / helba (Middle East)'
Fenugreek seed powder is ground fruit/seeds of the fragrant fenugreek herb, that has long
been used in Indian, Middle Eastern, South Asian and North African foods and medicine.
It has distinct warm aroma, slightly sweet and nutty with a bitter undertone.
A small amount of fenugreek powder will complement other spices-too much will
result in an unpleasant bitterness & will dominate the dish.
Fenugreek powder is often used in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines to flavor soups,
stews or curries, season vegetables or salads, or added to aromatic spices blends, dry rubs, and tea blends. The powder is mixed with bread flour to make delicious 'Methi Paratha'.
Fenugreek seeds are used as natural herbal medicine as a digestive aid; to lower
inflammation; promote breast milk in nursing women; promotes healthy skin and
hair: regulateblood sugar levels; increase hormone levels for women, or relieve
Make tea: Put 1 tsp powder in a cup of boiling water, steep for 3-5 min., strain, drink 3 cup/ day.