What is Fenugreek
Fenugreek or methi is Alisha’s favorite spice! It is a herb that has been used in alternative medicine and is a staple ingredient in Indian dishes. It has a tangy, bitter taste and it’s called Methi in India. To get the flavor from methi, the seeds are usually ground or deep fried, methi leaves can also be incorporated in crispy parathas, stir-fried dishes, and dall methi. Fresh and dried methi are typically added to sauces, curries, vegetable dishes, and soups.
Health Benefits of Fenugreek
It is known to be one of the superfoods from nature and it has been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times because of its incredible health benefits. Methi has folic acid, riboflavin, copper, potassium, calcium, iron, manganese, vitamins A, B6, C, and K, and it is also high in soluble fiber. Know how you can add methi to your diet this winter.
Below are the Health Benefits of Methi
- Reduces Cholesterol
- Regulates Blood Sugar and Controls Diabetes
- Enhances Breast Milk Production
- Protects from Cancer
- Maintains Healthy Testosterone Levels
- Aids Digestion
- Helps with Weight Loss
- Supports healthy bones
Our Indian restaurant also serves dishes that have not just methi but other healthy spices that are good for the body. Come and visit us at 812 4th St. in downtown San Rafael with FREE parking spaces at the back. You can also visit our Indian grocery store and check out different healthy spices you can add to your next meal.