Fenugreek is a well-known culinary spice - either alone or as part of spice mixes, the most famous one being curry.
Well-known spice that adds a curry-like flavour to food
For external and internal use
Recommended use:. ½-1 tsp with water, juice, etc. with each main meal. Can also be used as a spice after grinding.
For external use fenugreek seeds can be used as e.g. cover.
Fenugreek is an annual herb originating in Western Asia. Fruits are small pods with 10-20 seeds each. All plant parts have a strong, spicy smell.
Fresh shoots and dried seeds are used as a culinary spice - in itself or as part of spice mixtures. Fenugreek seeds are a fixed ingredient in curry - which exists in numerous variations, especially in India. When used by itself, fenugreek will leave a curry-like flavour.
Fenugreek seeds have been found at archaeological excavations in Tel Halal in present-day Iraq - evidence of millenium-old use by humans.