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  • Delivery Time For North India Is 1-2 Days.
  • Delivery Time For Hilly Areas Is 4-6 Days.
  • Delivery Time For Rest Of India Is 2-3 Days.

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Star anise is a unique spice with a star-shaped appearance, hence the name. Here’s a quick rundown:

  • Distinct Look: Made from the dried fruit of the Illicium verum tree, it resembles an eight-pointed star.
  • Flavor Powerhouse: Offers a warm, licorice-like flavor with hints of anise and clove.
  • Culinary Canvas: A versatile spice used in various cuisines:
    • Asian Dishes: Popular in Vietnamese pho, Chinese broths, and Indian curries for a complex flavor dimension.
    • Braised Meats: Adds depth and warmth to braised beef, lamb, or pork dishes.
    • Liqueur Production: A key ingredient in the production of anisette and Sambuca liqueurs.
    • Baked Goods: Can be used in small amounts for a subtle licorice touch in cookies or breads (use sparingly due to its potency).

Substitute Options:

If you don’t have star anise on hand, potential substitutes include:

  • Anise Seeds: Offer a similar licorice flavor, but lack the star anise’s warmth and complexity. Use half the amount of anise seeds compared to star anise.
  • Fennel Seeds: Provide a milder licorice taste. Use about 1-1.5 teaspoons of fennel seeds for 1 star anise.
  • Liquorice Powder: Offers the most concentrated licorice flavor. Use a very small amount (less than ¼ teaspoon) due to its strong taste.

Important Note: Star anise should not be confused with illicium anisum, also known as Chinese star anise, which is toxic. Always buy star anise from reputable sources.

7 reviews for Star Anise

  1. Varun

    Price is great

  2. Venkat

    Quality and Quantity is good

  3. Vaibhav

    Go for it. Very good quality.

  4. Lekha


  5. Abdul

    Nice one good purchase

  6. Jagdish

    Best Quality In Reasonable Price

  7. Balhaar

    Good quality product but a bit costly.

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