Fenugreek Seeds / Methi Seeds are the golden-brown and relatively hard – seeds that come from the slender annual herb, fenugreek or Trigonella foenum-graecum.
The aroma of fenugreek seeds is spicy and sharp, while the flavour is mildly bitter and like eating peas.
Use fenugreek seed in curries, chutneys and baking, especially of flat breads.When ground, Trs methi seeds form an important ingredient in the finest madras curry powder. Lightly roasted the whole methi gives a pungent bitter sweet taste and is mainly used for the tempering of dals. And enhancing the flavor of vegetable dishes. Whole methi is also an important ingredient in Indian pickles.