Too Much Fenugreek? Here’s How To Fix It

Too Much Fenugreek

Making your own curry from scratch may seem easy, but can be tricky for a novice cook. Knowing how much of each spice to use can be especially confusing. Because individual spices can vary greatly in terms of pungency, you can wind up adding too much or too little of a spice even if you follow a recipe closely. Fenugreek is closely identified with curry in the sense curry powder is what comes to mind for most people when they smell it. People who dislike curry are often reacting to the taste of fenugreek in particular. It is a spice that should be used in moderation as an excessive amount will overwhelm other flavors in addition to making any dish it is used in very bitter. Yet another side effect is that the pungent smell can linger in your kitchen and in your home for hours after you have finished cooking.

If you do wind up using too much fenugreek, you may be able to rescue your meal with one of the fixes below.

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Too Much Nutmeg? These Fixes Can Help

too much nutmeg

Nutmeg is a delightful spice when used in small amounts. It is a key component of apple pie spice as well as pumpkin pie spice and can stand on its own as well. The big problems with nutmeg only show up when you use too much of it. Not only can extra nutmeg give food a soapy and bitter taste, it can be toxic as well. Symptoms of nutmeg toxicity include nausea and dizziness. Note that it takes only two to three teaspoons of this spice to make a toxic dose. If you have added too much nutmeg, there are a few tricks that can help you to save your meal.

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