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Jul 11, 2014 10:46 AM

Fellow 'Hounds, What Plant Is This?

I picked it up yesterday at the local Indian market, but there was no sign next to it. Does anyone recognize it? And which parts are edible?
(Thanks in advance!).

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  1. It looks like fenugreek leaf/methi? I believe both the leaves and stems are edible, but if they're too "woody," I wouldn't use.

    3 Replies
    1. re: pinehurst

      I think you're right, Pinehurst! I had no idea the greens were edible, though of course I've run into the seeds before. Thanks for the info!

      1. re: Chowbird

        Most of the (North) Indian recipes that call for spinach are really intended for methi. But I never see it outside of Indian grocers. It is delicious. Bon appetit.

        1. re: ratgirlagogo

          I've found a red-lentil soup recipe to use it in tomorrow. Wish me luck!