Organic Indian Star Anise

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Star Anise is called Chakriphool in Hindi. It is brown in color and has an aroma similar to that of a fennel seed. It has a strong licorice taste, more intense than regular anise. The fruits are picked up just before the harvest. Star anise contains an essential oil that is responsible for its flavor. Rust colored and tough skinned, they have widely used aromatic properties.

Uses: Chinese cooking, Vietnamese Broth for Pho, flavoring vegetables, meat, and to marinate meat, as a condiment for flavoring curries, confectionaries, spirits, and for pickling. It is also used in perfumery. The essential oil of star anise is used to flavor soft drinks, bakery products and liquors.

Storage: Store in cool dry place such as a cupboard or pantry away from direct sunlight and moisture.

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