This yellow-brown seed is used in stir-fries, curries, stews and pickles.
Its burnt sugar flavour makes it one of the most distinctive spices of this region.
The cuboid seeds of the fenugreek or methi plant are known to have a range of health benefits. It is popular as a digestive aid and traditional medicine systems consider it an important element in checking diabetes.
If you feel that your cooking is beginning to hit a rut, try adding our Methi to your regular dishes and taste the zippy difference.