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Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

July 15, 2020

Coriander (Cilantro in the USA) (Dhaniya – Urdu translation) From the Cori plant that is native to the Mediterranean.  We have already covered the seeds and powder in a separate post but thought it would be covering the leaves separately as well as they are one of the most common…

Dried curry leaves

Curry Leaves

May 18, 2020

Curry leaves (also known as sweet neem leaves) are added to dishes near the beginning of cooking, and are fried in ghee, which may turn then from their usual green colour to black, but this is normal. They release a nutty aroma when fried. Curry leaves do not taste like…

Fenugreek in spoon with leaves on board

Fenugreek or Methi

May 25, 2011

Fenugreek is cultivated worldwide and its seeds and leaves are common ingredients in dishes all across the Indian Subcontinent where it is known as ‘methi’. Using Fenugreek or Methi Fenugreek is used both as a herb (the leaves) and as a spice (the seed, also known as methi).  It is a…