Fenugreek (Eng.), Alholva, Bird's Foot, Greek Clover, Fenegriek (Afr.)
Fenugreek is a herb similar to clover that is native to the Mediterranean region. The seeds are used in cooking, to make medicine, or to hide the taste of other medicine. Fenugreek seeds smell and taste somewhat like maple syrup. The seeds are used as a spice to flavour curries and the leaves can be eaten fresh or dried.