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FENUGREEK SEEDS

FENUGREEK SEEDS
FENUGREEK SEEDS
Product Code : 12
Product Description

Establishment in the year 2015, we are a renowned entity engaged in providing premium grade Fenugreek Seeds. The offered seeds are widely used to add taste in food which help to improve the digest system. Provided seeds are cleaned and packed under hygienic weather condition with the of cutting edge machineries and tools. In addition to this, the provided Fenugreek Seeds can be bought by our valued patrons as per their needs.

Features:

  • Natural taste
  • Chemical free
  • Excellent aroma
  • Highly effective

 

 

Fenugreek
 
An Introduction

Fenugreek, commonly known as methi in Hindi, is a a plant in the family Fabaceae. Its is one of the plants used both as an herb (the leaves) and as a spice (the seed). A native to India and southern Europe, this plant is cultivated worldwide as a semi-arid crop. The dried leaves (called kasuri methi) have a bitter taste and a strong characteristic smell and are used as a flavouring agent in preparing many dishes, especially in curry. For centuries it has grown wild in India, the Mediterranean and North Africa.

Since innumerable, Fenugreek has been widely used as a food and food additive as well as for its medicinal properties. Fresh tender pods, leaves and shoots are eaten as curried vegetable, while seeds are used for garnishing and flavouring variety of food. Ancient Egyptians used Fenugreek to combat fever. In the classical period, it was grown as a cattle fodder and as a soil renovator. The name derives from the Latin ‘Greek hay” illustrating its classical use as fodder. India continues to be the major source and main consumer for its culinary and medicinal uses.

Other Names

It is known as Methi in Nepali and various Indian regional languages like Hindi, Urdu, Bangla,Gujarati and Marathi. Other names of Fenugreek in various languages are:

  •     French: fenugrec Sénegré, trigonelle
  •     German: Bockshornklee, Griechisches Heu
  •     Italian: fieno greco
  •     Spanish: alholva, fenogreco   
  •     Tamil: venthium
  •     Telugu: menthulu
  •     Malayalam: ulluva
  •     Kannada: menthyada soppu
  •     Malay: alba
  •     Sinhalese: uluhaal
  •     Arabic: hilbeh.

Fenugreek seed generally contains:
  •     Moisture:6.3 %
  •     Protein:9.5 %
  •     Fat:10.0 %
  •     Fiber:18.5%
  •     Carbohydrates:42.3 %
  •     Total ash:13.4 %
  •     Calcium:1.3 %   
  •     Phosphorus:0.48 %
  •     Iron:0.011 %
  •     Sodium:0.09 %
  •     Potassium:1.7 % Vitamin B1:0.41 mg/100 g
  •     Vitamin B2:0.36 mg/100 g
  •     Niacin:6.0 mg/100 g   
  •     Vitamin C:12.0 mg/100g
  •     Vitamin A:1040 I.U./100 g
  •     Calorific value:370 calories/100g
  •     Gums:23.06 %
  •     Mucilage:28.00 %.

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