recipes or methi recipes are useful for those who want to include fresh greens in their
healthy diet. Make fenugreek a part of your regular diet for it's
Fenugreek is called Methi (Hindi/Marathi), Menthye(Kannada). Fenugreek / methi has a slightly bitter taste which adds an interesting touch to the dish.
Fresh green Methi is commonly used leafy vegetable in Indian cuisine.
Street vendors who go around selling green leafy vegetables always have methi with them.
Dried and powdered fenugreek leaves, known as Kasuri methi are used to flavor many North Indian curries.
Kasuri methi can be used when fresh methi leaves are not available.
Apart from leaves, fenugreek / methi is used in seed form.
Methi is cooling for the body and is good for hair growth. Methi seeds are soaked and ground to paste. this methi paste is applied to hair for nourishing hair before washing hair. Methi seeds are a part of hair care in India.
Fenugreek/methi leaves and seeds are used in flat breads, snacks,
curries, dals, salads, soups, vegetable stir fry recipes, rice and
chutney recipes etc.
Fenugreek is also used to make paratha along with whole wheat flour.
When I make palak paratha, I like to add a small bunch of methi leaves to it. It is good to add fenugreek into your diet.
So do not forget to add it to your meals regularly in soups, rice, subjis or in snack items.
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