1.Methi thepla and Methi Muthia are the very staple foods relished by Gujarati's accompanied either with a cup of tea or in dinner with Potato bhaji or Pickles.
2. Fenugreek added to vegetables makes the dish delicious.Methi Matar Malai is one very yummy preparation. It can be added to potato or any veggie of your choice. click on to know the recipes on Fenugreek, Methi accompanied with other vegetables or ingredients
3. When leaves of fenugreek is used in fresh form, it should be remembered that because of its high water content, add water to your preparations only after 10 mins of cooking.
4. Chopped methi with crumbled Paneer makes a healthy stuffing for Methi Paneer paratha and a healthy lunch box snack.
5. Methi in combination with sweet corn is a great addition to Rice.
How to store Fenugreek Leaves, methi ki bhaji
Remove the leaves from the stem and wrap it in a paper and keep it an air tight container or net bag. Store in the refrigerator. Best used within a week.Nutrition Information for Fenugreek leaves/ Methi Leaves
Nutritional Information for 1 Cup of Chopped Fenugreek Leaves
One Cup of Chopped Fenugreek Leaves is 28 grams.
RDA stands for Recommended Daily Allowance.
1.23 grams of Protein
1.68 grams of Carbs
0.25 grams of Fat
RECOMMENDED DAILY ALLOWANCE
119.84 mcg of Vitamin K
= 99.86% of RDA (about 120 mcg)
14.56 mg Vitamin C
= 36.4% of RDA (about 40 mg)
110.6 mg of Calcium
(Ca) = 18.4% of RDA (about 600 mg)
655.2 mcg of Vitamin A
= 13.65 % of RDA (about 4800 mcg)
21.07 mcg of Folic Acid
= 10.53% of RDA (about 200 mcg)
2.52 grams of Fibre
= 10.08% of RDA (about 25 grams)
1.59 mg of Iron
(Fe) = 7.57% of RDA (about 21 mg)
0.08 mg of Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
= 7.27% of RDA (about 1.1 mg)
17.82 mg of Magnesium
(Mg) = 5.09% of RDA (about 350 mg)
0.10 mg of Vitamin B6
, Pyridoxine = 5% of RDA (about 2 mg)
14.28 mg of Phosphorus
(P) = 2.38% of RDA (about 600 mg)
0.22 mg of Vitamin B3, Niacin
= 1.83% of RDA (about 12 mg)
21.30 mg of Sodium (Na) = 1.11% of RDA (about 1902 mg)
Health benefits of fenugreek leaves, 1. Low Calorie:
One cup of methi leaves gives only 13 calories making it a good choice for those controlling their calorie intake. It will not only add bulk to your diet but also will make you feel fuller. You will feel satiated for a longer period and refrain from eating extra calories. You can try making our Low calorie fenugreek leaves recipes like Methi Oats Roti
and Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila
if you want to lose those extra kilos2. Strong Antioxidant:
Being enriched with antioxidants like Beta Carotene and Vitamin C
, it helps to build body’s immune system to fight against common illnesses. 1 cup Methi gives 36.4% of RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) for Vitamin C and 13.65% of RDA for Vitamin A. Care should be taken while cooking as Vitamin C is easily destroyed with heat. Avoid overcooking of Vitamin C rich vegetables. Choose from our wide range of antioxidants
rich recipes like Carrot Methi Subzi
and Mixed Vegetables in Palak Methi Gravy
that are rich in both Beta Carotene and Vitamin C
Click here to know more about the 9 Impressive Health Benefits of having Fenugreek Leaves, methi ki bhaji