Fenugreek Seed

Fenugreek Seed

The seeds should feature bright golden-yellow color, small, hard, and resemble tiny, multi-faceted stone-pieces. Raw seeds have maple flavor and bitter taste; however, their taste becomes more acceptable once they were gently dry-roasted under light heat. Fenugreek Seeds are harvested in March/April month but its available in the spice stores all around the year. One may find different forms of seeds such as whole seeds, powdered or paste in these stores. In India it is commonly known as Methi. Because of its high nutrition value it is widely used for medicinal purpose for Cough, bronchitis, to reduce blood sugar and cholesterol especially for LDL type.


Product name Quality Specification Admixture Moisture
Fenugreek Seeds Machine Clean Singapore 98% 2% Max. 10% Max.
Singapore 99% 1% Max.
Eupore 98% 2% Max.
Eupore 99% 1% Max.
Sortex 99.95% 0.05% Max.
Usage :

  • Traditionally, fenugreek seeds are being used in a wide range of culinary recipes, especially in spice mix. Fenugreek is one of the chief ingredients in Indian curry and masala powders. The seeds either in the forms of whole seeds, sprouted, powder, sauce or as paste used in a variety of savory dishes in many parts of Middle-East, India, Mediterranean and Central Asian regions. The seeds should be added in small quantities in food since they possess strong aroma and bitter taste. Dry fry under light heat in order to mellow their flavor.
Nutrition value :

  • Fenugreek seeds are rich source of minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients, Non-starch polysaccharides (NSP), includesaponins, hemicellulose, mucilage, tannin, and pectin. 100 g of seeds provide 24.6 g or over 65% of dietary fiber also provide 323 calories.
  • Fenugreek seeds are high in soluble dietary fibre like Galactomannan, which help lower high blood sugar(glycemic) levels in diabetics.
  • Its seeds have been used in many traditional medicines as a laxative, digestive, and as a remedy for cough and bronchitis.
  • Fenugreek seed has cardiovascular benefits due to the presence of galactomannan. It lowers the risk of heart attack. It is also an excellent source of potassium which counters the action of sodium to help control heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Fenugreek seeds added to cereals and wheat flour (bread) or made into gruel, given to the nursing mothers may increase breast milk production.
  • According to studies if fenugreek used regularly, helps to reduce cholesterol level, especially that of the low density lipoprotein (LDL). Fenugreek helps flush out harmful toxins. It relieves indigestion and helps treat constipation.