Organic Kasuri Methi from OrganicSiri®
Methi leaves are a condiment used to flavor a variety of curries and subzis. The dried leaves are used in a powder form. The leaves smell earthy, grassy and taste slightly sweet. They have a unique bitter flavor. They not only give an extra dash of flavor and aroma, but also contain beneficial capabilities that can help in a variety of ways. They are a very popular ingredient in handi recipes.
Also known as
Endu menthi aaku, Dried Fenugreek leaves
Methi leaves not only enhance the taste of the food, but they are said to be good for the diabetic patient and for those with low haemoglobin. They are believed to increases appetite and strengthen the bones. These leave are high in protein, iron and are a good source of dietary fiber. They also have a low calorie count, making them suitable for any diet. Calcium, zinc, phosphorus and vitamin C are among the minerals and vitamins found in them.
How to use Kasuri Methi
This is a flavorful herb that enhances the taste of a meal almost immediately. It may be used it to make Shahi Paneer, Kadhai Paneer, Pav Bhaji, Parantha and dal fry, among other dishes. Carrots, yams and potatoes are examples of starchy or root vegetables that go really well with it. To produce flavorful rotis, add to whole wheat dough. Toss a teaspoon of dried fenugreek leaves into curries with tomatoes as a spice.
This crop requires soil with good drainage to avoid any fungal diseases/rots. Weeding is essential during the crucial phases of the crop. Endu menthi aaku from OrganicSiri is grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
Dried fenugreek leaves can be stored for long. To make the leaves crispy, place them in the sun for one hour. Fill them inside a sealed jar once they have dried completely. They can be stored for about six months. They can be kept for a long time and can be used in a variety of curries, salads and seasonings.
Methi leaves can be grown during monsoon and winter seasons with monsoon being its peak. We grow them twice a year, so that they can be made available at all times.
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