Methi Dana / Hilbeh
Native to India and Southern Europe, it has a powerful pungent aroma and astringent, bittersweet taste. Used in the preparation of pickles, curry powders, pastes and spice blends. A small amount of crushed fenugreek seed will complement other spices - too much will result in an unpleasant bitterness & will dominate the dish.
Herbal Benefits: * Fenugreek is used as a digestive aid & natural herbal medicine in the treatment of diabetes, hair care and to promote breast milk in nursing women. Pour I cup of boiling water over one tsp crushed fenugreek seed, steep for 15--30 minutes, strain. May add honey or lemon to flavor & drink at least 3 times a day.
* *These statements and uses are not evaluated by the FDA & the product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.