Thursday, 30 July 2009

Kasuri Methi

English name: Dry Fenugreek Leaves

Common Indian Name (Hindi): Kasuri Methi

  • Kasoori methi are dried fenugreek leaves (Trigonella foenum graecum). They are used in Indian cooking and taste similar to a combination of celery and fennel with a slightly bitter bite.
  • Kasuri Methi imparts a rich aromatic odor and exotic flavor in distinct dishes. Typically the leaves are crumbled and sprinkled over meat and vegetable curries before serving.
  • Apart from imparting exotic aroma in the food items, Kasuri Methi has many beneficial properties of fenugreek.
  • Kasuri Methi is available in Indian grocery stores. It is packaged in moisture resistant poly-pouches of different sizes.
  • Kasur is a city in Pakistan which is famous for fenugreek.

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