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Fenugreek Seed (Methi)

Botanical Name Trigonella Foenum Graecum
English Name Fenugreek
Family Name Fabaceae
Varieties Machine Clean & Sortex
Availability Whole / Grounded (Powder)

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.

Fenugreek seeds had found medicinal use much earlier than as a flavouring condiment. They are rich in vitamin C and have high protein content. It helps in reducing cholesterol by preventing stiffening of arteries and also aid in weight loss. It also functions both as a preventive medicine for diabetes and also helps control sugar level.

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.

  • Specifications

    Parameters Value
    Purity 99.5% / 99% / 98%
    9.5% Max Total Ash
    Acid Insoluble Ash 1.25% Max
    Moisture 6% Max
    Salmonella Absent / 25 Gms
  • Uses

    • 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.
  • Packing & Storage

    Packaging :200 gm / 500 gm / 15 kg / 20 kg / 50 kg. Bulk order are also available as per client's requirement.

    Shelf Life :24 months after manufacturing.

    Storage : In covered finished good shed, in dry atmosphere.