Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.

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Fenugreek - You are bound to conventions The answer you planted into the nineteenth of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Casting Doubts project. Latin name: Trigonella foenum-graecum Artist family: Neutral Kruidentoko

With: Kruidentoko

Description

Fenugreek is an annual plant, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop, and its seeds are a common ingredient in dishes from the Indian Subcontinent in South Asia.

Fenugreek is used as an herb (dried or fresh leaves), spice (seeds), and vegetable (fresh leaves, sprouts, and microgreens). Sotolon is the chemical responsible for fenugreek's distinctive sweet smell.