Can be added in pickles, in garnish, salads, soups, pasta and stir fries.
Fenugreek in modest quantities adds a richness and complexity to curries.
Add a pinch of ground fenugreek to Indian curries, chickpeas, falafel mix and potato dishes for a tempting aroma and flavour.
Soaked and boiled seeds or sprouted ones can be added to subzis.
Sprouted fenugreek seeds can also be added to sandwiches and salads, juiced with vegetables, or used as a garnish for soups, rice, pasta dishes and stir-fries.
To make a tea, add a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds to a cup of boiling water. Strain and relish it with a little honey, plain or with a little milk. Drinking a cup of fenugreek tea before meals can bring relief from numerous ailments.
Fenugreek seeds, soaked overnight in water and consumed in the morning, water, seed and all, helps to control blood sugar levels. it also detoxifies the body.
Can be taken spoonful with glass of water after meals to ease digestion.
NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF FENUGREEK SEEDS(per 100gm)
According to Ayurveda, it is excellent for pacifying Kapha prakriti, and in smaller quantities Vata, but it increases Pitta. It is a warming spice and is good for digestion.