Fenugreek seeds are added to various food items, mostly vegetables, to enhance their taste. These seeds give a special flavor to the vegetables. However, on adding these seeds you are also likely to increase the calorie content of the food item to some extent. The number of calories in different servings of fenugreek seeds is given below in detail.
One tablespoon of fenugreek seeds contains a total of 36 calories of which 59% of the calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 24% calories come from proteins and the remaining 17% are obtained from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of fenugreek seed is 0.71 grams consisting of 0.162 grams of saturated fat content. The total sodium content in it is 7 mg, potassium content is 85 mg, carbohydrate content in it is 6.48 grams, dietary fiber content is 2.7 grams and protein content is 2.55 grams. It also contains a good amount of iron content and traces of various other essential minerals.
One oz of fenugreek seeds contains a total of 92 calories. The total fat content in it is 1.82 grams consisting of 0.414 gram of saturated fat content. The total sodium content in an equal quantity of fenugreek seeds is 19 mg, potassium content in it is 218 mg, carbohydrate content is 16.54 grams, dietary fiber content in it is 7 grams and protein content is 6.52 grams. Besides these micronutrients, fenugreek seeds are also rich in minerals, phytonutrients as well as certain essential vitamins.
On consuming 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds you are likely to take in 12 calories and 100 grams of fenugreek seeds contain as many as 323 calories.
Not only do the fenugreek seeds make various cooked vegetables more tasteful but also help in better digestion. These are thus, especially recommended for those undergoing digestive problems.