Organic Methi Leaf from OrganicSiri®
Methi leaves are a condiment used to improve the taste of a variety of curries and sabjis. With a distinct aroma, spellbinding flavor and a slew of health benefits, these leaves are a must-try. They also contain beneficial capabilities that can help in a variety of ways.
Also known as
Menthi aaku, Menthaku, Fenugreek leaf
Methi leaves not only enhance the taste of the food, but are said to have many healthy benefits. 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 has 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 Methi Leaf
The fresh pungent leaves can be used in several ways; this is a flavorful leaf that enhances the taste of a meal almost immediately. It maybe use it to make methi chicken, parantha, dal, aloo and mutton, among other dishes. 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. 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.
Fresh menthi aaku can be stored for almost a week. Clean the leaves and eliminate any that are decaying, then wash and dry them. Refrigerate after wrapping in paper or cheesecloth. Excess wetness in the leaves should be avoided. Keep them in an airtight zip lock bag or box. Dried fenugreek leaves can be stored for longer. Dry the leaves in a shaded area, 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.
How to buy Organic Methi Leaf
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