Fenugreek as an ingredient

Although it is a Mediterranean plant, fenugreek is commonly used in Indian food. It provides one of the distinct flavors of Indian cooking.

It’s one of the essential ingredients of chicken and fish tikka masala. This creamy curry tastes so good that it’s hard to believe it’s so simple to prepare.

fenugreek as a spice

fenugreek as a spice

Fenugreek seeds have an unusual bitter sort of flavor that is hard to describe (one of the distinctive flavors you get in food at Indian restaurants).

We don’t often use them, but they really do give this dish an interesting flavor and are worth a try. You can also prepare a healthy tea out of it.

Sproted fenugreek is a very popular ingredient for salads, and mixedwith other green herbs or vegetables it just add a plus o flavour and health.

List of fenugreek recipes:

  • Fish tikka masala
    This creamy curry tastes so good that it’s hard to believe it’s so simple to prepare. For Chicken tikka masala you can replace the fish with chicken
  • Methie lagan (Savoury fenugreek bake)
    Methie (or methi) is the term used in India for fenugreek. Methie lagan or Savoury fenugreek bake is a very tasty and easy to prepare appetizer, suitable for any occasion.
  • Fenugreek leaves curry with beans and potato
    This is a classic Asian recipe that can be prepared in nearly no time. The fenugreek and curry leaves give an aromatic flavour to the dish, so why not give this delicious recipe a try?