Scientific name: Trigonella foenum-graecum
Germination time: 2-3 days
Harvest time; 10-14 days
Flavour: Subtle bitter
Nutrition: Vitamin C, protein, fibers, antioxidant, potassium, iron and more.
Health benefits: Diabetes control, heart health, improve digestion, prevents cancer.
Fenugreek microgreens are usually ready to harvest in 10-14 days. Microgreens are richer sources of various micronutrient especially vitamins and minerals. Some of the lipophilic vitamins are much higher in microgreens than mature parts. Like vitamin E content of microgreens is forty times higher than the mature parts. Anti-nutritional factors like nitrates and nitrite contents are low in microgreens. In addition to this microgreens are a dense source of various bioactive compounds. Microgreens are used in salads, sandwich and soups. It can also be used for stuffing parantha and other Indian foods.