Country of Origin
Fenugreek seed is a herb plant that grows in North Africa, the Middle East and southeastern Europe. The plant becomes approx. 60-90 cm high. It has green leaves, small white flowers and bellows there contains small golden brown Fenugreek seeds. We know the seeds best from home since they together with turmeric is a solid ingredient in most curry mixtures.
Fenugreek seeds have a bitter and sharp taste.
Fenugreek seed and powders of these are used in many Indian and Asian recipes.
Fenugreek seeds have been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine and as part of the kitchen in Middle East and India.
The Fenugreek plant contains substances that have a good antioxidant effect. Additionally, Fenugreek seedsrich in minerals and vitamins. They contain, for example, large amounts of potassium, calcium, iron, selenium, copper, manganese, zinc and magnesium. In addition, they contain vitamins like B1, B2, B3, B6, A, C, and folic acid and riboflavin.