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Looms & weaves Star Anise Powder/Ground (100 gm)

Looms & weaves Star Anise Powder/Ground (100 gm)

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This is a Vegetarian product.
  • Star anise ground/ powder
  • Homestead spice from Kerala
  • Has a licorice like taste and aroma. Inevitable ingredient in spice blends. Has medicinal value
  • Uses for its distinctive flavor and aroma in biryani, curries, confectionaries, pickles and masala chai



Star anise(chakriphool) is the fruit of the tree, Illicium verum. It is rust-colored, star-shaped and has six to eight pointed tips containing small seeds.It has been used as a medicinal and culinary agent around the world for ages. Its licorice like taste and aroma and pleasing aftertaste is what makes it special. It is widely used in Chinese, Vietnamese, and Indonesian and Indian cuisines. Star Anise is an ingredient in the Chinese Five Spice Powder and also in the Indian spice blend (garam masala).In India its distinctive flavor and aroma is relished in biryani and masala chai. It is used as a condiment in the preparation of curries, confectionaries and pickles. It has high medicinal value and is rich in antioxidants and Vitamins A and C. It also possesses antifungal and antibacterial properties. It helps to relieve abdominal pain, digestive issues and nausea. Star anise is quite effective in easing sore throats and colds. Star anise is also an ingredient in many skincare and dental products. Due to its distinctive aroma it is also used in perfumery.

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