The methi dana or fenugreek seeds is another ingredient which has long been included and lauded in the Ayurvedic repertoire of herbal remedies. It is an interesting herb with diverse uses and many potential health benefits.
Benefits : contains a good amount of fiber and minerals, including iron and magnesium.
Fenugreek seeds have a healthy nutritional profile, containing a good amount of fiber and minerals, including iron and magnesium. It has benefits for lowering blood sugar levels, boosting testosterone, and increasing milk production in breastfeeding mothers.
Use: Fenugreek seeds can be used whole or ground and used in spice blends such as garam masala.
Whole fenugreek seeds can also be lightly crushed and used to make herbal tea packed with health benefits
Tip : When using fenugreek seeds, pan roast them over medium heat to reduce their bitter taste and try combining them with other strong spices such as coriander, cumin, and paprika. A squeeze of lemon juice at the end of cooking can also help to balance out any bitterness. Methis sprout from seeds : sprouting makes it taste less bitter and also enhance the health benefits and makes it more easy to digest.Sprouting fenugreek is every easy, it can take about 3 days to get nice sprouts from the seeds.