Fenugreek exudes the aroma of maple syrup and when prepared properly has sweet, nutty flavor. It is used in Middle Eastern, Central Asian, and Far Eastern cuisines where the seeds are commonly used in Indian curries, flat breads, and in pickling spices and meats. These seeds are high in fiber and normally have a bitter taste which disappears when the seeds are whipped. Fenugreek seeds add a slightly bitter flavor and sweet smell to many curries and spice blends. It can be used for pickling and making chutneys and jams.