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Methi leaves are small in size growing along slender, green stems that reach 25-50 centimeters in height. The oblong to rounded leaflets grow in clusters of three and are thin and delicate. When fresh, Methi leaves have a light, sweet aroma with a mild, grassy, and slightly bitter flavor with notes of celery, fennel, and maple syrup. As the plant matures, it produces sword-shaped, pea-like pods that are filled with 10-20 small, flat, yellow-brown pungent and aromatic seeds that are very similar in flavor to that of the leaves.
Methi is available is available year-round, with a peak season during the summer through early fall.
Methi, botanically classified as Trigonella foenum-graecum, is a member of the Fabaceae or pea and bean family. Also known as Greek clover and Greek hay, Methi is the Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu word for Fenugreek and is a staple herb and spice in Asian and Mediterranean cooking. One of the few plants that can be used both as a seed and a leaf, Methi leaves are used fresh as a substitute for other leafy greens and are also used as an aromatic spice that can be added to curries and daals. Methi seeds, which are usually dried and ground, are the most widely used part of the plant.
Methi contains some iron, copper, vitamin C, potassium, fiber, and manganese.
Methi can be used in both raw and cooked applications. When in fresh leaf form, Methi leaves should be squeezed to get the excess water out to remove bitterness and additional salt. They can then be used in curries, daals or lentil soups, aloo Methi sabzi also known as potato stir-fry, or blanched and added to chapatti batter. The fresh leaves can also be added to a salad mix for a bitter caramel flavor. Methi seeds can be ground and used as a spice or toasted at a low temperature to enhance the flavor and can be used as a coffee substitute. They can also be used in vegetarian dishes, curries, and rotis. Methi pairs well with cardamom, cumin, coriander, paprika, turmeric, garam masala, garlic, onion, ginger, green chiles, tomatoes, okra, and yogurt. Fresh Methi does not have a very long shelf life and will only last for a couple of days, but it can be frozen or dried and ground for future use.
Methi is used in Ayurvedic medicine, a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. This medicine uses a natural approach to health care in the form of self-discovery through organic substances sourced directly from nature. According to Ayurveda, Methi is used to ease women’s health problems, to induce labor, and to increase breast milk supply. It is also commonly used to reduce inflammation inside the body, help improve blood sugar, and to help reduce digestive problems.
Methi is native to Southeastern Europe and Asia and was first cultivated in the Near East. Its first record dates back to 1500 BCE, as described on a piece of papyrus from Ancient Egypt. Today Methi can be found in both fresh and dried forms in local markets and specialty grocers in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, the United States, and Africa.
Recipes that include Methi. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Food Viva||Methi Bhaji (Methi Sabzi)|
|eCurry||Methi Baingan (Eggplant with Fenugreek)|
|Chef In You||Methi Pulao (Fenugreek Leaves Pilaf)|
|eCurry||Lentil Soup with Methi|
|Food Network||Daal Curry|
|Chef In You||Methi Dal (Fenugreek Leaves Dal)|
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