Fenugreek is an herb that is similar to clover. It is native to the Mediterranean region, southern Europe, and western Asia. The seeds are used in cooking, in medicine, and to hide the taste of other medicine. Fenugreek seeds smell and taste similar to maple syrup. Fenugreek leaves are eaten in India as a vegetable.
dried Fenugreek leaves have an aroma that is savory and warm, with a nutty taste. Try imparting their wonderful flavor by crumbling them over your next vegetable dish or grinding them and adding the powder to a creamy sauce.