Fenugreek Trigonella foenum graecum seed

In cultivation since the Bronze Age, fenugreek travelled the world with the cultures that used it and can be found growing wild in many places. Now primarily cultivated in southern Europe, northern Africa and India, it is used as a spice, tea, Vegetable, forage crop, dye plant, and as a starter material in the production of steroid medications. A common ingredient in curry powder, it is used in oriental sauces, soups, stews, the production of imitation flavourings like maple and vanilla, as well as for seasoning and preserving butter.