Fenugreek seed is the ripe fruit of an annual herb.Fenugreek is the small seed that is produced from the pod of a bean-like plant. Natural Fenugreek seeds are angular, yellowish brown in appearance and are very hard. Some other shapes in which these seeds come are oblong, rhombic or cubic. The seed is split by two deep furrows. They are available in both the grounded form or as a whole seed form. When the seeds are grounded they give spicy smell. These natural fenugreek seeds have aromatic and bittersweet flavor.