Were you aware that Methi seeds can also be sprouted! Indeed, methi is a medicinal herb and its benefits increase when they are sprouted.
Benefits of Methi or Fenugreek
- It is not only a rich source of vitamins and minerals but also of Iron (1 tbsp gives approx. 3.7 mg of iron). It also helps control diabetes and improve digestion.
- Does wonders for arthritis patients.
- Excellent for skin and hair health.
- Especially beneficial for people who do workout, as it helps to reduce inflammation and soreness.
- It has been long prescribed by grandmothers for lactating mothers as it helps induce and improve milk secretion.
Why sprout methi seeds?
- Sprouting improves the taste.
- It reduces the feeling of bloating and flatulence otherwise associated with having dry or powdered methi seeds.
- The usage becomes versatile. It could then be added to soups, salads or ground alongwith the batter for chilla.
What Should be the dosage?
DCN recommends having 4-5 tbsp of sprouted methi seeds for a month. It would lead to a change in the heart, skin, hair health and sugar profile.
When methi seeds are taken in dry form either as whole or as a powder, they can lead to bloating or flatulence (feeling of gas in the stomach). It is therefore recommended to take them after soaking or sprouting.