Utskho suneli or blue fenugreek is a well-known Georgian seasoning that helps to give dishes an unusual aroma and a special taste. But not everyone knows how useful utskho suneli really is. The seasoning is prepared from a mixture of dried and ground inflorescences, pods and seeds of this plant. After that, it is possible to add it into meat dishes, fish and even vegetables.
On the Georgian territory, blue fenugreek is put in almost all dishes, including kharcho, kebab, satsivi, Svan salt, adjika and so on. In addition, utskho suneli is used during the preparation of cheese, various tinctures, medicinal tea and even when kneading dough for bread.
Buy utskho suneli is worth it because of the magnificent nutty taste and intense aroma with slight mushroom hints. However, blue fenugreek acquires this aroma only after it is dried. The fresh plant has absolutely no taste or smell. The seasoning contains a large amount of magnesium, calcium and phosphorus.
It is best to store this seasoning in a glass jar in a place without direct sunlight. The caloric content of the product per 100 g is 180 kcals. This seasoning also contains phosphorus, fatty and essential oils, nicotinic acid and much more.