Taking fenugreek pills or in a tea for milk production can be laborious, but necessary for some women. However, as a vegetable, it is incredibly versatile.
You can use fenugreek, destemmed, in your vegetable green salad.
Here is a basic recipe to use as a pasta sauce.
Ingredients:1 bunch fenugreek, destemmed and shopped
4 cloves garlic
oil of your choice
1 tsp+ salt
1 tomato, diced
1 white onion
1 tsp Ground Turmeric
1 tsp Ground Chili Pepper
Blend the garlic and onion, or chop finely.
In oil, add the garlic and onion, fry to almost translucent.
Add chili powder. Stir to combine.
Add tomato and stir well.
Add salt and stir. Add turmeric.
Add turmeric and stir. Cover and leave on medium heat until wilted, around 5 minutes. Add water if you require a more liquidy sauce.
Serve on potatoes, over pasta or with fried/grilled tofu.
NIH on Fenugreek:
What Fenugreek Is Used For
- Historically, fenugreek was used for a variety of health conditions, including menopausal symptoms and digestive problems. It was also used for inducing childbirth.
- Today, it is used for diabetes and loss of appetite, and to stimulate milk production in breastfeeding women. It is also applied to the skin to treat inflammation.