- A secret ingredient, Star Anise Powder spice is an exotic, fragrant spice from Vietnam and mostly known for its wonderful aroma and delicate flavor which resembles fennel and basil, popularly used in Indian dishes, specially in 5-spice blend. Almost all Chinese dishes use star anise for preparation. Generally use as whole in culinary food preparation and once prepared just before eating its removed. Star anise when cooked produces high aroma and fragrance that creates unique flavor in food.
- It’s shaped like a star, hence the name and it’s color can range from orange to red. The fruits themselves have 6-10 carpels arranged in a whorl. Each of these carpels contains a seed within. This small flower-like fruit is also a storehouse of some key ingredients, which can help combat several illnesses apart from imparting flavour to dishes.
Star Anise – MRT Organics – 50gm