Fennel seeds is a highly aromatic and flavourful herb, derived from a shrub. The seeds have a faintly sweet and refreshing flavour.
Fennel seed powder can be added to dry masala powders used for making various gravies and curries. This can also be added to pickles like mango pickle, lemon pickle, etc. Fennel seeds are mostly eaten after meals either raw or roasted, as they aid digestion and also act as a mouth freshner. It can also be added to Salads, soups and stews.
Fennel seeds can relax the instentines and reduce bloating caused by indigestion. They can also cure bad breathe problems and chronic coughs. Fennel water is a key ingredient in the ‘Gripe Water’ used to relieve flatulence in babies.