Saunf ka Sharbat | Fennel Seeds Drink has known for its cooling benefits. However, saunf ka sharbat also helps in digestion and acts as a pain reliever. Fragrant and flavorful fennel seeds has been used in many recipes. These seeds have known for their medicinal benefits too. Fennel seeds carry with them a bundle of home remedies for curing many diseases. In ancient times, fennel has been regarded as a food of the Gods and eating it allowed a person to achieve knowledge of the Gods.
Fennel – Home Remedies
- Roasted fennel is a tried and tested remedy for relieving gas, stomach acid and other painful stomach disorders related to digestion.
- Regular chewing of fennel seeds after meal helps in curing the problems like indigestion, dyspepsia, constipation, foul breath and vomiting.
- Soak a tbsp. of fennel seeds in a cup of water overnight and cleaning eyes with that water helps to cure puffy eyes and sore eyes.
- Importantly, fennel water also helps in curing pain and cramps during menstruation.
Saunf | Fennel – Medical Uses
- Consumption of fennel seeds with figs help in curing the problem of cough, lung abscesses and bronchitis.
- Moreover, fennel seeds has been considered to be a great herbal tonic for eyes.
Fennel – Culinary Uses
- These seeds give a distinctive flavor to baked goodies like bread, cakes and cookies.
- Fennel Seed added to meatballs or meat loaf gives an authentic Italian flavor.
- Sauté fennel Seed with sliced peppers, onion, and sausage for a quick pasta sauce.
- It is an essential ingredient of the Assamese | Oriya | Bengali spice mixture panch phoron and in Chinese five-spice powders.
Saunf ka Sharbat
- ½ cup Fennel seeds | Saunf
- 3-4 tbsp Sugar crystals | Sugar | Misri
- 1 lit Water
How to make Saunf ka Sharbat
Thoroughly clean and wash fennel seeds.
First add water to pan and bring it to boil.
Now add fennel seeds. Reduce the flame and cook for 5-6 min.
Strain and leave it to cool under room temperature.
Lastly, add sugar and stir till it dissolves.
- Consume or store in fridge to chill.
This fennel seeds drink is going to participate in JFI-Fennel hosted by Siri of Siri’s Corner, event by Indira of Mahanandi.
Beauty Tip with Fennel
- Fennel is a cleansing and medicating herb, and can be used for a steam facial for opening pores and rejuvenating facial skin.
Saunf- Perfect Mouth Freshener
- Sugar coated fennel seeds has often served as an after-meal Mouth Freshener | Mukhwas.
- Dry roast fennel seeds, leave it to cool. Upon cooling, add sugar (optional) and store in an air tight jar.
Flavoured Saunf | Colored Saunf | Paan Supari | Mouth Freshner | Mithi Supari | Sweet Saunf is a mixture of fennel seeds with betel nut powder and other flavorful and aromatic ingredients. This mixture is commonly used as mouth freshener and also in making flavorful paan (flavored betel leaf wrap).
That is sheer exotic!!!! The prep & the photography!!!! SPLENDID!!!!!
I hope u had an awesome YESTERDAY!!!
Shama Nagarajan says
lovely post dear…nice information,….
They are *still* food of the gods.: )
What a pretty and informative post!
A fennel facial must be a hedonistic luxury. I want one. Thanks for the idea.
What exotic pictures Lubna! Stunning! Fennel water is very good in summer, we have it all the time!
Nice info…..exquisite shot!
Very informative post.. Got to know more about fennel.
Sharmilee! :) says
Nice post and awesome clicks….the presentation needs a special mention!
Wowwwww beautiful and tempting clicks..
rekhas kitchen says
Nice post Lubna and photoes aaahhhhaa fantastic…….. realy so beautiful pic……….
never heard of saunf ka paani, i love the taste of saunf though
YUM! I love that after dinner Fennel mix to eat, great post.
Sounds like a healthy drink….Belated v'day wishes..
Curry Leaf says
Love the drink Lubna.Its great.Can't take the eyes off the pics.I came back yesterday only.Hope you got my mail.
Preeti Kashyap says
Wow…awesome photography Lubna!….thanks so such an informative post!
Lovely post…beautiful pics…first time here…visit me if you can..
Astra Libris says
Such incredibly, incredibly gorgeous photos!! I loved learning more about fennel – thank you for all the fascinating info!
Lovely clicks and informative post.
Beautiful clicks and such useful info.
Home Cooked Oriya Food says
lovely pix… looks wonderful…
we make jeera pani during winter.. saunf is indeed a wonderful digestive..lovely photos.
lovely post lubna,.;-)
Deepa G Joshi says
wow, nice info on the simple fennel which we usually have after food..great clicks as always..
Renuka Bedre - Rao says
This is so informative! n Pics are fantastic! Thanks for sharing!
kitchen queen says
A very informative post with detailed explanation of the fennel seeds.Thanks for sharing.
This fennel drink sound really interesting Lubna…Wat a fantastic clicks…cant take my eyes..
great post dear
A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine says
What a still photography…loved it..very informative post indeed..
5 Star Foodie says
This sounds delightful! I bet it would be also great with fennel pollen that I'm exploring right now!
I love, love your post!
food of the Gods and eating it allowed a person to achieve knowledge of the Gods?
Ramya Vijaykumar says
Nice beauty tip!!! And the fennel water sounds very refreshing!!!
Great post Lubna…nice interesting facts and drink with fennel 🙂
Lovely picture Lubna!!
Wow, the last pic is so so exquisite. Thank you so much for sending this to JFI Lubna 😀
Priya Narasimhan says
useful information and lovely clicks..
I love mukhwas and also add fennel to masala tea,but never made fennel water..Very neat n clean clicks,just amazing!!
Very informative… nice and healthy…
Can't take my eyes off from the Mukhwas~the mixture …I had stopped purchasing it since long as it was impossible for me to not to pop some in my mouth every time I came across a pack of the mouth freshener.Now you are tempting me again to have some..Grrrrr
Kitchen Flavours says
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Beautiful pics. Gorgeous !!
My Experiments with Food says
Hi, Before reading your post, I always scroll down to see the pics. Your clicks are one of my favourites. And I simply love the choice of fabrics you use.
And as always, loved the post as well 🙂
Natashya KitchenPuppies says
Interesting! I love fennel seeds in cooking but did not know about the benefits of fennel water.
Fennel seed water makes me thirsty. Nice clicks.
Katy ~ says
I enjoyed this post very much! So information and beautifully photographed. Excellent!
I have fennel in my spice cabinet but was not aware of its many uses and benefits. Now I shall have to read more about this marvelous seed.
Thank you again for this post.
Lovely article Lubna! Very informative :)The pics are superb.
Malar Gandhi says
Whooo, oh man, that luks awesome…like that kind of mouth refreshner…hard to find here tho'. Thanks for the lovely recipe' never had saunf pani' b'4 but used to have Zeera pani, back home…this is a must try one for sure:)
Vanamala Hebbar says
Wonderful post and I really need to learn more about fennel seeds. Love that tea, and everything else you wrote about this herb
Suma Rajesh says
lovly and useful post dear..
Mouth freshener is my favorite of all..the colorful little things that you can crunch..yum.
Fennel facial is new to me, will try for sure..anything in the name of beauty.
wow very interesting! I love cooking with fennel too, so fragrant.
wow, never knew about a drink with fennel seeds. Looks soo refreshing. Nice pics 🙂
Great post..with nice clicks !
wow, with your eloquent writing and awesome clicks, even a regular fennel transforms into something so regal! lovely presentation and great info! really nice clicks.
Superb clicks…Stunning pics..Perfect drink for summer..Love tat beauty tips and health tips too.. Where did u buy those cute black bowls..plz tell me dear..I have to buy like tat 🙂
Sara's Corner says
Wow Lubna great post and so colourful pics.
That is sister's favourite, she always suffers from bloating stomach, and this is what she keeps drinking, at 6 to 7 times a day, and never takes any medicine!!, your fennel ka pani reminded me of my sis!!, need to call her and find how she is doing, you always take lovely pics and lovely presentations
Never heard so many uses of fennel,wonderful write up lubna and thanx for sharing with us.
As always excellent clicks 🙂
Sushma Mallya says
Informative post, never knew fennel seeds are used for medical purposes also…lovely pics lubna..
RAKS KITCHEN says
I had this almost every day when I was pregnant! Dont know the connection with that,still my mom and mom in law used to give me 🙂 Love the mouth freshener too! Lovely click as always!
I love the flavor of fennel, but I never knew it had so many other medicinal uses! Wonderful information!
Awesome photography!!!! Lovely post.
It's an all rounder!
I love fennel in all its forms. Great post and very informative.
My mom used to make cumin water, but fennel water I am hearing for the first time. Thanks for sharing about the benefits of fennel seeds.
Very true it has really lots medicinal effect in it.Thanks for sharing.
great refreshing drink
I didn't know there was so many medicinal values to fennel – this is really interesting. I do know that Indian restaurants will hand you a small bowl of fennel as mouth freshener after a meal.
I have heard a lot of great things about fennel and thank you for sharing more about it.
Love, those reflective shots!
So informative post, thanks for sharing.
Best wishes to you!
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