Fenugreek (Kasuri methi) Fresh fenugreek has a slightly bitter taste than the dried version. Fenugreek is rich in thiamine, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamins K, A, B6,and C, and is a storchouse of minerals such as copper, potassium, calcium and magnesium.
Dried fenugreek has a jackpot of benefits against many health issues. It lowers blood cholesterol and sugar levels, and reduces the risk of heart disease, peptic ulcer and heartburn, fights against colon cancer, reduces skin scars and inflammation. It is a widely acclaimed cure for arthritis, and for improving hair health.
Fenugreek flakes, if taken with a teaspoon of lemon and honey, can work wonders to reduce fever. Dried fenugreek leaves boost the taste of parathas, daal, chicken curry, paneer or chicken tikka, potato fritters, whole wheat crackers and so on. via Dawn