Healthy Food Database

Fennel Seeds
Fennel seeds come from common fennel, a member of the same family as parsley, dill and caraway. In some places wild fennel is considered a noxious weed. Fennel seeds should be pale yellow to green with a characteristic 'anise' flavour.
Category: Spice
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Buy dried seeds from a specialist herb shop or a store with a high turnover of produce.
To Store:
Store in an airtight container in the pantry. Whole fennel seeds should last up to 3 years, ground powder should be used within 12 months of purchase.
Tips & Tricks:
Fennel seeds, with their sweetly anise flavour, complement sweet chutneys, and are an important ingredient in Malaysian curries and satay sauces. Fennel seeds can be used as an after-dinner breath freshener.
Cooking Tips:
Dry roast fennel with coriander and other spices. Fennel works to bring all the flavours together while imparting its own “anise” notes.

Nutrition per 100 Grams:

No information available
No information available

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

Digestive Disorders
Find recipes with Fennel Seeds

* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

Facebook Twitter RSS