Fenugreek

Fenugreek

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Learn about this fragrant herb, called 'methi' in Indian cuisine. Discover how to buy the best fenugreek, how to store it and what it tastes like.

What is fenugreek?

A staple of Indian food (the herb’s Indian name is methi), fenugreek is a herb with a very distinctive, curry-powder aroma and a three-leafed, clover-like shape. The dried seed (see fenugreek seed) is also available.

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Availability

All year round.

Choose the best

Fresh, perky leaves. The best place to buy them is Indian speciality stores.

Prepare it

Just wash and chop.

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Store it

Fresh cut fenugreek should be wrapped in damp kitchen paper, placed in a perforated bag and stored in the fridge. It will last for up to three days.