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.
Energy per 100g: 380 KCal
Protein per 100g: 26.8 g
Carbohydrates per 100g: 56.2 g
Fat per 100g: 5.3 g