Fenugreek Seeds, Ground (1000g)
Product Code: GSI064
Green Saffron ethically sourced direct from farm, highest grade Ground Fenugreek Seeds. New season, single source guaranteed. Our unique supply chain offers you full transparency and traceability, bringing you closer to the farmer with the fewest steps. See below for further details.
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About the product
Little jagged, sandy-yellow coloured and cube shaped, these seeds aren’t too common in Western cuisine, although it was grown throughout Europe during the Middle Ages. Still grown today in France, Spain and Poland this annual plant flourishes in arid conditions. India, Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, Morocco and Argentina are now the largest producers. Some find the spice’s bitterness can be off-putting, and, whilst it’s possible to temper it somewhat with toasting, that key characteristic will always remain, and is actually desirable in many cultures’ cuisines. The ground spice is a common component of curry powder, south Indian sambar powder and also in the wonderfully hot, Ethiopian spice mix ‘berbere’. It has also recently been discovered to have blood-sugar regulating properties, to the extent that is it now a spice suggested to many a sufferer of Type-2 diabetes.
You can find our fenugreek leaves here.
Rajasthan and Gujarat, North West India.
February to March
Flavour note (bass, mid, high)
MID. Bitter, sweet middle, muted anise and curry leaf tones.
Main flavour compounds
beta-pinene, camphor, beta-caryophyllene
Airtight and out of the light. Ideally not above 12°C
6 months from date