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FENUGREEK

Alternate/Variety Name

Trigonella foenum-graecum

Level

Adventurous

Requirement

Optional

Origin/Cuisine

Asia
Indian
Mediterranean

Similarity

Bitter

Complimentary Foods

Curry Powders & Pastes
Fish Curries
Lentils
Vegetables

Category

Herb / Spice

Sold

Whole Seeds
Fresh Leaves
Dried Leaves
Specialty Store*

Appearance

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Color

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Size

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Flavor

Bitter

Scoville SHU

Not Applicable

Substitutions

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Notes

• Fresh Leaves are cooked like spinach
• Dried leaves are crushed to flavor meat and poultry
• Seeds are used to flavor Vegetables, and Lentils
• Use in small quantities for the flavor is powerful

MEDICINAL
• Consult a doctor for using medicinally. Ingesting Fenugreek seeds, warms and tonifies kidneys, disperses cold and alleviates pain.



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