Fenugreek Leaf

Fenugreek Leaf

Fenugreek traces its origin to Europe and West Asia. Later it started getting extensively cultivated in India and Mediterranean countries as well. Gujarat, Rajasthan, UP, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are home to this wonder crop. Kasuri Methi provides numerous health benefits and is a regular feature in vegetarian cuisine.
A good flavour of Kasuri Methi acts as a cover for bitter Ayurvedic medicines.Due to its natural ability to curb fever and cold, Kasuri Methi is used in different parts of the country as an ingredient for herbal tea.
Advantages Of Kasuri Methi:-Regular consumption of Kasuri Methi helps keep cholesterol levels in check.It helps in relieving gastric, digestion and intestine related problems.Fenugreek leaves help in keeping the body’s blood lipids at the normal levels.It helps in controlling the metabolism of glucose and hence prevents type-2 diabetes.
Reduces platelet formation which in turn prevents blood clotting in the heart.Helps fight against kidney problems as well as mouth ulcers and boils.Applying a paste out of fenugreek powder helps to get rid of skin blemishes.Including Kasuri Methi in the diet of a lactating mother helps to improve milk flow. 

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  •  1.Kasuri Methi is mainly used in flavouring or seasoning dishes such as dals and vegetable gravies. It is a seasonal ingredient in many popular dishes all over India.
    2.It is found in pickles, salads, raitas and sometimes consumed in its green leafy form.Due to its benefits for our skin, it is a common ingredient in soaps and other skin care products.
    3.Kasuri Methi, as it is popularly known in Indian subcontinent is an ancient spice. It is basically dried fenugreek leaves and is a common herb mostly used to add flavour and aroma to the dishes.
    4.Apart from the dried leaves, fenugreek leaves are also used fresh. Fenugreek seeds are also common in cooking. They are yellow-amber coloured seeds and used in pickles.
    5.The dried leaves are also used in powdered form. The leaves have an earthy, grassy and slightly sweet aroma and are a touch bitter to the taste.