We supply fenugreek seeds gluten free and without weed seeds for US FDA guarantee and complies ASTA quality parameters. `Fenugreek is known as Methi in India, Fenugreek an Indian spice is a slender annual herb of the pea family (Fabaceae). Fenugreek was used by the ancient Egyptians and is mentioned in medical writings in their tombs. Historically, the main usage of fenugreek seeds was medicinal rather than as a labour. The botanical name trigonella refers to the angular seeds and foenumgraecum translates as ‘Greek hay’, which explains its use as cattle feeds.This robust herb has light green leaves, is 30-60 cm tall and produces slender, beaked pods, 10-15 cm long, each pod contains 10-20 small hard yellowish brown seeds, which are smooth and oblong, about 3mm long, each grooved across one corner, giving them a hooked appearance. In India fenugreek is grown extensively in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab. Fenugreek is a cold season crop and is fairly tolerant to frost and very low temperature. The herb is a characteristic ingredient in some curries and chutneys and the fenugreek extract is used to make imitation maple syrup. Because of its high nutritive contents, Fenugreek is an important ingredient in vegetable and dal dishes eaten in India.
USES OF FENUGREEK SEEDS:
Fenugreek seeds are important ingredient in some curries and chutneys and the fenugreek extract is used to make imitation maple syrup. Because of its high nutritive contents, fenugreek is an important ingredient in vegetable and dhal dishes eaten in India. In India, young fenugreek plants are used as a pot herb. The leaves are widely used, fresh or dried, in Indian cooking and are often combined with vegetables. Fenugreek seeds are used in a wide range of home-made or commercial curry powders. In northern Africa the fenugreek plants are used for fodder.
GROWTH HABITS OF FENUGREEK SEEDS:
Fenugreek should be treated as a hardy annual. Seed in early November in light, well-drained soil. Trials conducted at the University of Saskatchewan showed that a density of about 18 plants per meter of row resulted in reasonable yields. Seeding rates range from 24 to 37 lb/ac (27 – 40 kg/ha). Seed will germinate in 2 days and emerge in 7 days when seeded 0.8 to 1.6 in (2 – 4 cm) deep. Seed is harvested in a manner similar to alfalfa seed. The plants can be left in the field until dry- down, usually after a severe frost, and then direct combined.
Specifications of Fenugreek
SPECIFICATIONS OF FENUGREEK SEEDS:
Sortex Cleaned/ Machine Cleaned
99.5% / 99% / 98%
Acid Insoluble Ash
Absent / 25 Gms
PACKING OF FENUGREEK SEEDS:
Type of Bags
New Multi Wall Paper Bag
50 lb / 22.68 kg
25 / 50 kg
25 / 50 kg
As per customer requirement
CONTAINER OF FENUGREEK SEEDS:
Type of Container
30% Advance and 70% against scan copy of documents.