The Importance of Cooking with the Spice of Fenugreek Seeds
Fenugreek seeds has the power of changing the flavour of food to an awesome extent, just adding a little quantity of fenugreek seeds to a food enhances the food with amazing flavour – this holds especially true for non-vegetarian food of chicken and seafood/fish; and vegetarian food of dal (lentil soup), chickpeas/garbanzo beans and root vegetables – yam and potato.
Fenugreek is used in traditional medicine to promote digestion, induce labour, increase breast milk supply in nursing mothers, and reduce blood sugar levels in diabetics. (Source of Information: Wikipedia)
Seeds of fenugreek spice have medicinal properties such as hypocholesterolemic, lactation aid, antibacterial, gastric stimulant, for anorexia, antidiabetic agent, galactogogue, hepatoprotective effect and anticancer. (Source of Information: sciencedirect.com)
Fenugreek seeds as a spice in food enhances the food with strong, earthy flavour, I add upto 1/4 or 1/2 tsp. of fenugreek seeds – depending on the quantity of food.
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