This Indian anise is among the most aromatic in the world. Liquorice flavor.
The flavor profile of anise includes liquorice, fennel, tarragon and basil. Aniseed lends itself particularly well to Indian-style vegetarian and seafood dishes. It can be used to flavor cream-based desserts, cookies and biscotti. In savory dishes, anise is often used in conjunction with other spices. Mexicans add a pinch to adobos and chili pastes. In the Middle East, anise is brewed to make a digestive tea called yansoon.