When ground, TRS Fenugreek Seeds form an important ingredient in the finest Madras Curry Powder. Lightly roasted the whole Fenugreek Seed gives a pungent bitter-sweet taste and is mainly used for the tempering of Dhals and enhancing the flavour of Vegetable dishes. Whole Fenugreek/Methi is also an important ingredient in Indian Pickles.
Add fenugreek seeds to curries and similar dishes to add a bitter depth. Best in strong curries. Grind immediately before use, so that the seeds release their flavours into the dish.
– Fenugreek acts as a detoxifier according to Ayurveda, as it has a bitter taste (which is one of the 6 tastes or ‘rasas’ in Ayurveda)
– It helps in medical conditions such as diabetes, stomach problems, high blood pressure, cholesterol etc.
– Methi powder is considered good for the hair as it is a natural conditioner and helps reduce dandruff. It is often mixed with other powders such as Henna or Amla powder and applied.