Star Anise

Star Anise

Star anise is a spice made from the fruit of the chinese evergreen tree lllicium verum.

Botanical Name: Lllicium verum

Common Name: Badiana, Chinese Anise, Chinese star anise, Chakra phool

Cultivation and Production: India is the World's largest producer & exporter of Star anise. In India, Arunachal Pradesh is the only state to cultivate Star anise.

In India it is mainly harvested in October to December.

Availability: Round the year.

Packing: We can serve as per buyer required weight in various jute, PP bags & Paper Bags packing as per buyer requirement. 

Usage :

  • Star anise can be used whole or ground. Whole star anise usually is added to liquid destined for a slow simmer or base.
  • Despite its sweet flavor is contained in both the seeds and the star itself, star anise traditionally is used in savory recipes, particularly with meats. It often is added whole to soups, stews, and braising broths, to which it adds a sweet-licorice-peppery flavor.