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fen·u·greek

 (fĕn′yə-grēk′, fĕn′ə-)
n.
1. A Eurasian plant (Trigonella foenum-graecum) in the pea family, having white flowers and trifoliolate leaves. Its mildly bitter seeds and aromatic leaves are used as flavorings.
2. The seeds or leaves of this plant.

[Middle English fenigrek, from Old French fenegrec, from Latin fēnugraecum, from fēnum Graecum : fēnum, hay; see fennel + Graecum, neuter of Graecus, Greek; see Greek.]

fenugreek

(ˈfɛnjʊˌɡriːk)
n
(Plants) an annual heavily scented Mediterranean leguminous plant, Trigonella foenum-graecum, with hairy stems and white flowers: cultivated for forage and for its medicinal seeds
[Old English fēnogrēcum, from Latin fenum Graecum literally: Greek hay]

fen•u•greek

(ˈfɛn yʊˌgrik, ˈfɛn ʊ-)

n.
an aromatic Eurasian plant, Trigonella foenumgraecum, of the legume family.
[before 1000; Middle English fenugrek, Old English fēnogrēcum < Latin fēnum Graecum literally, Greek hay]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fenugreek - annual herb or southern Europe and eastern Asia having off-white flowers and aromatic seeds used medicinally and in curryfenugreek - annual herb or southern Europe and eastern Asia having off-white flowers and aromatic seeds used medicinally and in curry
fenugreek seed, fenugreek - aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Trigonella, Trigonella - Old World genus of frequently aromatic herbs
2.fenugreek - aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
fenugreek, Greek clover, Trigonella foenumgraecum - annual herb or southern Europe and eastern Asia having off-white flowers and aromatic seeds used medicinally and in curry
Translations
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bag frozen chopped spinach (or you may use 2 bunches of fresh spinach washed, destemmed, and chopped reasonably fine) 1/2 cup dried fenugreek (this is optional and can be purchased at Middle East markets or sometimes at Mexican grocery stores) 1/4 cup dried cranberries (optional ingredient: dried red currants) 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1/2-3/4 teaspoon salt pepper to taste
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Ingredients 250g garlic, peeled Turmeric powder -- a pinch 25g salt 10g chilli powder 11/2 teaspoons fenugreek seeds, dry roasted and powdered 2 tablespoons vinegar 1/4 cup gingerly oil or sesame seed oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 teaspoon asafoetida (hing) Preparation Steam garlic for 6-8 minutes in idli pan or steamer.
tsp black peppercorns 1 1/2 tsp brown mustard seeds 1tbsp coriander seeds, or ground coriander For the curry: 3 large tomatoes, quartered 15 large garlic cloves 1/2 tsp chilli powder 3/4 tsp ground turmeric 4 tbsp vegetable oil 2 dried chillies 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (available from good supermarkets) 1/4 tsp brown mustard seeds Salt 600g firm white fish, cut into steaks (Dad's favourite is rohu, or sea bream) 3 Indian green finger chillies, stalks removed, pierced with a knife 2 handfuls of coriander stalks and leaves, roughly chopped Rice to serve METHOD 1.
tsp black peppercorns 1 1/2 tsp brown mustard seeds 1tbsp coriander seeds, or ground coriander For the curry: 3 large tomatoes, quartered 15 large garlic cloves 1/2 tsp chilli powder 3/4 tsp ground turmeric 4 tbsp vegetable oil 2 dried chillies 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (available from good supermarkets) 1/4 tsp brown mustard seeds Salt 600g firm white fish, cut steaks (Dad's favourite is rohu, or sea bream) 3 Indian green finger chillies, stalks removed, pierced with a knife 2 handfuls of coriander stalks and leaves, roughly chopped Rice to serve METHOD 1.