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fresh fenugreek leaves - central london?

DietStartsTomorrow Jun 14, 2011 09:53 AM

Hello I live in the N1 area and work in Soho. Anyone know where I can buy fresh fenugreek leaves to use in my dal as I have got addicted to them but unfortunately don't always have the time to go to the East End to buy them. tried see woo in chinatown today, no luck.
The other nearest I know is Taj stores in brick lane, but if anyone can recommend anywhere closer to west end/angel that would be great

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  1. frogprince RE: DietStartsTomorrow Jun 14, 2011 12:10 PM

    You might want to try Drummond Street near Euston Station...Indian Spice Shop should have Methi Leaves (Fenugreek).

    Let us know how you get on...

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      Gareth_UK RE: frogprince Jun 14, 2011 02:30 PM

      I'll give it a go too. Failed to find them in Lewisham...but was even more stunned to not find any in Tooting.

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        DietStartsTomorrow RE: Gareth_UK Jun 15, 2011 08:32 AM

        Thanks for the tips. will try and report back

      2. re: frogprince
        DietStartsTomorrow RE: frogprince Jun 23, 2011 02:41 AM

        Hi there frogprince, many thanks for the tip..finally got to india spice shop and found my Methi! Also picked up some other basics.....so a result1(Methi didn't look as fresh as the Queen's market (upton Park) ones, but i've put it in water and its perked up.

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          frogprince RE: DietStartsTomorrow Jun 30, 2011 02:22 PM

          I'm glad that you found some...and Yes, they won't be as fresh as those in East or West London. And I guess they weren't as cheap either...usually 4 bunches for a pound in west London.

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        medgirl RE: DietStartsTomorrow Jun 15, 2011 10:04 AM

        Not in central London, but the 24 hour Asda in Greenwich stocks fresh methi leaves (fenugreek) a lot of the time. A quid for a substantial bunch.

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        1. re: medgirl
          Gareth_UK RE: medgirl Jun 15, 2011 01:45 PM

          Just down the road from me! Cheers, medgirl.

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