Fenugreek seeds are small about 5 mm. long, hard, and brownish yellow although the color varies. The seeds are hard, yellowish brown and angular. Some are oblong, some rhombic, other virtually cubic, with a side of about 3mm (1/8″). A deep furrow all but splits them in two. They are available whole and dried, or as a dull yellow powder, ground from the roasted seeds.
The name Fenugreek (Methi) comes from the Latin term Foenum-graecum, or Greek hay. Fenugreek is an erect annual herb native to Asia and southern Europe. Fenugreek is a tender, erect annual with three-part leaves and pea-like flowers that grows in fertile, well-drained, alkaline soil in full sun. It reaches a height of less than three feet and has a sweet hay scent when dried.
- Botanical Name : Trigonella Foenum Graecum
- English Name : Fenugreek
- Hindi Name : Methi Danna
- Family Name : Fabaceae
- Varieties : Powerful ,Aromatic
Uses of Fenugreek Seeds
- Fenugreek seeds are ground and roasted and used to flavor to curry. The seeds are also soaked and then powdered and used to make lip balm and tonic.
- The seeds can be used to make tea, which can reduce fever and menstrual pains, or they can be used in an ointment to treat skin infections.
- Ground seeds are often used to give a maple flavor to sweets and candies. Ground seeds are also used to flavor cattle food, including different vegetable meals and hays.
- Place of Origin :Indian
- Moisture : 5% to 7% Maximum
- Ash Content : 10% Maximum
- Solubility : 1.25% Maximum
- Colour : Caramel to Light Yellow
- Salmonella : Absent/25 gms
- Purity : 97% – 99%
Payment and Shipping Terms
- Port : Any Indian Port
- Packaging Details : 25 KGS/ 50 KGS PP Bags or As Per Buyers Requirement
- Payment terms : L/C,T/T