Definition of methi in English:

methi

noun

mass nounIndian
  • Fenugreek.

    • ‘Sambhaar powder is made of coarsely ground yellow mustard powder, coarsely ground methi, chilli powder, salt, asafoetida and turmeric’
    • ‘Another spice, fenugreek, also known as methi, has shown to decrease blood glucose, LDL cholesterol, VLDL cholesterol and triglycerides.’
    • ‘Popularly known as methi, fenugreek seeds are an essential spice of an Indian kitchen.’
    • ‘Add the corn flour or maida, kasooti methi, masala powder, chilli powder and salt.’
    • ‘On offer that day were the people's favourite, chicken tikka masala, chicken tikka dansak, chicken tikka shashlik, lamb tikka shahee, mixed dupiaza, prawn dupiaza, vegetable methi and vegetable balti.’

Origin

Sanskrit, Hindi methī, from Dravidian.

Pronunciation

methi

/ˈmeɪti/