A plant belonging to the Fabaceae family, fenugreek
leaves are used as a herb and the seeds as a spice. India is the largest
fenugreek producer in the world.
Fenugreek seeds are hard, stony, yellowish brown and angular. They have a
warm and penetrating aroma, which becomes more pronounced on roasting.
Fenugreek leaves a strong bitter aftertaste.
It is commonly encountered in global cuisine, in preparations ranging from
pickles to maple syrup.
Fenugreek seeds are widely used as a galactagogue or milk producing agent
by nursing mothers to increase breast milk supply. Fenugreek has medicinal
value in fighting diabetes and cholesterol problems.
Ground fenugreek that comes to you from Grover is sown on specially
prepared soil. Though the plant is resistant to most infestations, it
prefers full sun and fertile, well-drained and alkaline soil. It sprouts in
three days, flowers in four months and the seeds are harvested about five
months after sowing.
The whole plant is uprooted and allowed to dry. The seeds are threshed out
and dried separately for a longer time.
Product description :
Fenugreek methi seeds consists of the dried ripe seed of Trigonella
Odour and flavour :
Odour and taste of fenugreek methi seeds are typical, a bit of celery and
bitter. Free from foreign odour and taste, such as mustiness or rancidity.
Extraneous matter :
All matter from the specific plant other than the required part. The total
content of this extraneous matter shall not exceed 1%.
Colour : Caramel to light yellow
Country of origin : India
Packaging : 12.5 kg, 25 kg & 50 lbs paper/poly bags.
Labelling : As per buyer's requirement.
Shelf life : 1 year from production date.
GMO Status : Not genetically modified.
Storage condition : Cool and dry (<20C).
Minimum Order Quantity : 5 Tons
|Acid insuluble ASH
||Absent / 25 gms.