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Fennel Seeds: Roast For More Benefits

Fennel Seeds / Saunf

Saunf: Frying the Fruit The love affair Indians have with saunf, or what the world calls fennel seeds, is no mystery. The spice not only dominates our recipes but the after-meal ritual too. So, would it surprise you to know that it’s the Greeks and the Romans who first introduced it to the world? Long before we packaged them as mouth-fresheners, they utilized it as medicine, insect repellent and, I…

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Ajwain (Carom Seeds) : What Wonders Do You Hold?

Ajwain / Carom Seeds

Healthy, happy and sometimes indulgent – that’s my motto when I step into the kitchen. It is about whisking wholesome, healthy food that also makes the mouth water. Spices let me do precisely that. With the right spice, you can do anything under the sun. Add a pinch of cinnamon to the breakfast bowl to give the immunity a boost or add Kesar to baked yoghurt and bring a bit of sunshine to a dreary mood.…

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