Spice : Fenugreek seeds
(Botanical Name : Trigonella foenum graecum)
- Kingdom :Plantae
- Order :Fabales
- Family :Fabaceae
- Genus :Trigonella
- Species :T.foenum graecum
Fenugreek is used both as an herb and as a spice in various cuisines.
Its seeds are frequently used in curry.
It is an herb which has light green leaves which are 30-60 cm tall.
It produces slender beaked pods 10-15 cm long. Each pod contains 10 to 20
small yellowish brown seeds which are oblong and smooth.
- English- Fenugreek
- Hindi- Methi Dana
- Marathi- Methya
- Kannada- Menthya
- Tamil- Vendayam
- Telugu- Menthulu
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