Coupon Code KA100
Fenugreek is used both as a food and food additive as well as in medicines. Fresh tender pods, leaves and shoots are eaten as a curried vegetable. As a spice, it flavours food. Powder of dried leaves is also used for garnishing and flavouring a variety of food. Fenugreek extract is used as a flavouring agent of imitation maple syrup. It is one of the principal constituents of curry powder. The seeds are used in colic flatulence, dysentery, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, chronic cough and enlargement of the liver and spleen, rickets, gout and diabetes. It is also used as a carminative, tonic, and aphrodisiac. Fenugreek oil is used in the manufacture of hair tonics.
INDIAN NAME OF SPICES
Hindi: Methe Bengali: Methe Gujarati: Methe Kannada: Menthya Malayalam: Ventayan, Uluva Marathi: Methe Oriya: Methe Punjabi: Methe Sanskrit: Methe Tamil: Vendayam or Venthiyam Telugu: Mentulu or Menthulu Urdu: Methe