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Fennel Seeds - India

price: 1.00 Dollar US$

Biological Source : Foeniculum vulgare

Family : Umbelliferae

Fennel Seed is known as Sounff or Variyali in India. Fennel Seeds which grows well in mild climates, is an oval, green or yellowish brown dried aromatic ripe fruit of an herbaceous plant called Foeniculum Vulgare, a member of Parsley family. Fennel is widely used Asian, European, Italian and Mediterranean dishes. In India fennel is widely used in meat and seafood dishes and also with pickles and vinegar for a special flavor. Fennel Seeds in raw or in roasted form is widely used in India as a mouth freshener especially after suppers. It is a highly aromatic and flavoured herb with culinary and medicinal uses, and along with the similar-tasting anise; is one of the primary ingredients of absinthe.

Culinary Uses of Fennel

The bulb of the fennel plant can be prepared and eaten as a vegetable.
Fennel can be braised, grilled, sautéed or sliced thinly and served in salads.
The stalks of the fennel plant can be cooked or eaten raw as well. Fennel stalks can be used for making vegetable stock.
The seeds of the fennel plant can be used as a spice, either ground or whole.
Fennel seeds are featured in Indian, Asian and Middle Eastern cooking.
This is a frequent ingredient used in making sausages.
Fennel seeds are one of the five ingredients in the traditional Chinese five spice blend. Fennel seed is also one of the ingredients used in making absinthe.
Health Benefits of Fennel

Fennel has many health benefiting nutrients, essential compounds, anti-oxidants, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins.
Fennel seeds indeed contain numerous flavonoid anti-oxidants like kaempferol and quercetin. These compounds function as powerful anti-oxidants by removing harmful free radicals from the body thus offer protection from cancers, infection, ageing and degenerative neurological diseases.
Fennel seeds are a very rich source of dietary fiber.
Dietary fibers bind to bile salts (produced from cholesterol) and decrease their re-absorption in colon. It thus helps lower serum LDL cholesterol levels.
Fennel seeds compose of health benefiting volatile essential oil compounds such as anethole, limonene, anisic aldehyde, pinene, myrcene, fenchone, chavicol, and cineole. These active principles in the fennel are known to have antioxidant, digestive, carminative, and anti-flatulent properties.

Company Contact:

  • Phone: +91 8451909890

  • Address: 28, 1st Floor, S.G. Mall, Opp. Home Town, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

  • Email: Email

Published date: June 25, 2016 -

  • Business Description: MSN Overseas LLP is a multi-dimensional international supplier, situated in the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat State of India; known for birth of Mahatma Gandhi.

    The promoters of MSN are young entrepreneurs with rich experience of these products and who believe in ethics and moral values while connecting overseas client with quality products of India.

    MSN was formed with a view to provide the right product at the right value and with a right quality. Being known for quality products, MSN since its formation has been choice of overseas buyers for the relationship formed by its services including efficient handling and processing systems.

    MSN sincerely invites buyers to associate for a long and mutually beneficial relationship.

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