Fenugreek

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Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is an annual plant in the same family as peas and beans (Fabaceae).[1]

DescriptionEdit

The plant grows 30cm - 60cm (1 to 2 feet).

The flowers and pods have a similar appearance to those of pea plants. Each pod will have around 10 to 20 seeds. The seeds are small, yellow and hard.

Growing fenugreekEdit

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Uses for fenugreekEdit

Fenugreek is used for flavouring dishes such as curries, either whole or ground. The taste is slightly bitter and sweet. When roasted, the seeds have a strong aroma.

Fenugreek sprouts can be added to salads.

Fenugreek has traditional medicinal uses as well; see further https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fenugreek#Traditional_medicine.

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