Updated: Jul 18
Anise seed is a powerful plant that is rich in many nutrients and boasts a wide array of health benefits. Anise seeds are sweet and very aromatic. It is used for flavouring curries, bread, soups, baked goods, dried figs, deserts, cream cheese, pickles, egg dishes, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.
Panch Phoron – it’s a mix of five aromatic spices – fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds, cumin seeds, radhuni and fenel seeds. It works wonderfully to flavor the dish. It’s used for tampering and goes very well with lentils, vegetable stir-fries, pickles, even with the meats.
Commonly used in Indian cuisine for their distinctive flavor and medicinal properties. They have a strong, slightly bitter taste with hints of thyme and are often used in savory dishes, bread, and pickles.