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Fenugreek Leaves

Also Known As : Methi leaves
Technical Name : Trigonella foenum-graecum


Taste Profile

It has a sweet and bitter taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Fenugreek leaves are used for flavouring purposes in various preparations of vegetables.
  2. The leaves can be wrapped and stored for 15 days in the refrigerator.

Common names and forms

  1. chopped fenugreek leaves
  2. Finely chopped fenugreek leaves
  3. Methi Fresh (Green)
  4. Methi leaves paste
  5. Methika
  6. Tender Fenugreek Leaves
  7. tightly packed methi leaves
  8. Washed and chopped fenugreek leaves


Fenugreek leaves are bright green in color with an earthy-sweet aroma. They are a common ingredient in Indian cooking for adding flavor and aroma to dishes.

Health benefits

  • Fenugreek leaves are rich in vitamins and minerals.(1)
  • It has properties to control sugar level.(1)
  • It is rich in iron, which helps in treating anemia.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for fresh, bright green tender fenugreek leaves. Avoid leaves with yellowish color.


Overconsumption of fenugreek leaves may lead to diarrhea, acidity and upset stomach. It might also lower blood sugar levels.(2)

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