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Fenugreek Seeds Powder

Also Known As : Methi Powder, Vendaya Podi


Taste Profile

It has pungent, bitter and sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Fenugreek seeds powder is used as a condiment in curries to enhance the flavour.
  2. It can be added to snacks and vegetables as well.
  3. It can also be mixed with flour to make flavorful rotis / parathas / breads.

Common names and forms

  1. Fenugreek Powder
  2. Methi Dana powder
  3. Methi Seeds Powder


Fenugreek seed powder is prepared by grinding dried fenugreek seeds which are obtained from annual plant fenugreek, in the family Fabaceae. It is light brown in color and has powder like consistency.

Health benefits

  • Fenugreek seeds powder helps to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and promotes healthy heart function.(1)
  • It is effective for diabetic patients as it manages insulin levels in the body.(1)
  • It also helps in detoxification of the body.(1)
  • It helps in easy bowel movement and thus prevents constipation.(1)
  • It prevents gastric ulcers and heals heartburn.(1)
  • It is rich in iron that is good for anemic patients.(1)
  • It is beneficial for pregnant women and new mothers as it helps in easy labour and increases milk supply.(1)
  • It is excellent for skin also as it reduces skin inflammation, signs of aging and provides healthy glow to the skin.(1)
  • It can also reduce hair fall and cures baldness.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose beige or light yellow fenugreek seeds powder with maximum aroma. Avoid if there is any discoloration and moisture present.

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